One of the Festival highlights was definitely the unmasking of the mystery astronaut from Veritas. Who was under that helmet?
The zeal of the recently initiated - Robert Green
The zeal of the recently initiated - Robert GreenAfter retraining as a medical geneticist, Robert Green has never looked back. Today, he is one of the leading lights in the journey towards genomic medicine.
From The Broad to the clinic
From The Broad to the clinicToday, Carl and Eleanor explored the ins and outs of genomic data in the clinic, and Liz joined a tour of The Broad Institute to see just where that data comes from
The gang's all here: predicting the Festival of Genomics
The gang's all here: predicting the Festival of GenomicsWe've arrived in Boston! This year we put our tongue-in-cheek hats on, and made a few predictions on what to expect from this year's Festival.
Festival of Genomics Boston
All the news from the plenary stage and beyond on day 2 of the Festival of Genomics
Carl Smith gives his take on the opening day of Festival of Genomics Boston, which got underway with some inspiring words from our CEO Richard Lumb
Festival News: Annai Systems provides STARPlatform NGS Data Management Solution to Global Consortium focused on tumor research
Annai Systems set to provide STARPlatform next-generation sequencing data management solution to the Glioma Longitudinal AnalySiS (GLASS) consortium
Festival news: WuXi NextCODE brings the global standard platform for genomic big data to Microsoft Azure
Hot off the Festival presses, WuXi NextCODE launch their platform for genomics big data analysis on Microsoft Azure
Today, Carl and Eleanor explored the ins and outs of genomic data in the clinic, and Liz joined a tour of The Broad Institute to see just where that data comes from
Unanimous approval from federal panel for clinical trial of CRISPR gene editing in human patients
Funding for first potential human trial of CRISPR gene-editing therapy comes from former Facebook president Sean Parker
Fix up look sharp CRISPR, the NIH is watching. Gene-editing technique set for RCA appearance to review potential first-in-man application
Earlier this year we caught up with ACMG Head Michael Watson as he reflects how things have changed for the sector, and the challenges yet to come…
With a failing pipeline, Mene Panaglos of AstraZeneca was one of the key people behind AstraZeneca’s truth seeking revolution.
How do you make sure you’re ahead of the game? Simple; set the bar high, trust your team, and go for it, says AstraZeneca’s Brian Dougherty
Read the Magazine!
Our ‘Festival of Genomics’ issue of the magazine, featuring Eric Green, Diana Bianchi, G2P, Sylvie Guichard, Lynn Bush, and Wendy Rubinstein.
Our ‘War on Cancer’ issue of the magazine, featuring interviews with Aubrey de Grey, Nazneen Azis, Dan Koboldt and Carl Zimmer.
The ACMG 25th Anniversary Special Edition of FLG magazine is here!
Fan power finally got Deadpool into the big screen. As genetic variants play such a big role in curing his cancer, we simply couldn’t ignore the merc with the mouth.
From sequencing to therapeutics, big data to big bad biotech, genomics makes a strong showing in a countdown of innovative companies
In presenting simple explanations, are we setting ourselves up for a fall?
Usually our movie reviews are linked (tenuously) to genomics. But for our ACMG special edition, there was one movie so important that we couldn’t ignore it
Patent disputes aside, the pioneers of CRISPR Doudna, Charpentier and Zhang will have to share their latest accolade: the Tang Prize
Roll up roll up, for all the fun of the roundup! We have artificial intelligence, blood test unicorns, and a seriously smart sci-fi show
Science in motion
Once it’s created, plastic (almost) never dies. While in 12th grade Miranda Wang and Jeanny Yao went in search of a new bacteria to biodegrade plastic
Gregoire Courtine shows how drugs, electrical stimulation and a robot can help paralysed rats, and eventually humans, to walk again
Ninety-six percent of genome studies are based on people of European descent. The rest of the world is virtually unrepresented says geneticist Keolu Fox
In the Press
A new study shows that microRNAs, which are small, noncoding RNA molecules that can silence genes, have an important role in inducing asthma
Pediatric clinical geneticist to receive award at ASHG 2016 Annual Meeting
Mayo Clinic is highlighting the potential merits of using precision medicine in prescribing antidepressants
Paldeep Atwal, Medical Director at the Mayo Clinic takes a look at what genomic medicine actually looks like, and what will get us there
Upon completion of the human genome project we were promised a change in the way our drugs were developed. How has the genomic era changed drug development?
First there was the Human Genome Project. Now scientists have met behind closed doors in Boston to discuss the next step: the synthetic human genome