Download the Clinical Genomics 101, our handy (free) guide to the clinical workflow from sample collection through to data interpretation
Tibetans' Unique Genetic Adaptations to High Altitude
Tibetans' Unique Genetic Adaptations to High AltitudeThe evolutionary history of Tibetans has been inferred from Whole Genome Sequencing, revealing how they can survive in high altitudes
The NSA Are Spying On Scientists
The NSA Are Spying On ScientistsNew document via Edward Snowden's leak, reveals that the NSA has been monitoring international scientific developments in hopes of detecting “nefarious” genetic engineering projects
Congenica Partner with Edico and Move Into China
Congenica Partner with Edico and Move Into ChinaDoing what makes sense – taking both of their platforms and combining them to speed analysis from DNA to diagnosis for inherited diseases
Download the Free Genomics 101 Series
Download the Gene Editing 101, our handy (free) guide to the world of gene editing, from controversial issues to enormous medical potential
Download the Genomic Data 101, our handy (free) guide all things data. Where is all this data coming from, and what systems are there to make sense of it?
The evolutionary history of Tibetans has been inferred from Whole Genome Sequencing, revealing how they can survive in high altitudes
New document via Edward Snowden’s leak, reveals that the NSA has been monitoring international scientific developments in hopes of detecting “nefarious” genetic engineering projects
Doing what makes sense – taking both of their platforms and combining them to speed analysis from DNA to diagnosis for inherited diseases
Genetic map of dogs’ evolution could help find new ways of treating diseases that affect both humans and dogs
The Huntsman Cancer Institute reinstates director after uproar from staff and funder, who learned she was no longer head of the institute via email
Team of scientists have created 1,000 3D protein structures to be used for drug and vaccine research, freely available to the scientific community
The Short Read
One of the busiest people out there: involved in defining standards for the use of next generation sequencing in clinical diagnostics and more
He has trained over 50 post-docs and grad students as primary advisor, and co-authored over 130 papers. In addition he advice companies within genomics and healthcare. What does this man not do?
With over 25 years of research experience in human molecular genetics, Nick Lench tells us that implementing genomic medicine into everyday clinical practice can be challenging
Upcoming Webinars & Videos
Join us for ‘The Ultra-Rapid Method: The Future of Pediatric Genomics’ on Tuesday May 16th at 8:30am PDT (11:30am EDT / 4:30pm BST)
Fighting back against President Donald Trump’s one-two punch to NIH funding: researchers will be key to those efforts, President of Research!America says
WEBINAR: Molecular Characterization of Circulating Tumor Cells (CTCs) to Elucidate Drug Resistance Mechanisms
With an introduction to RNA-seq and Q&A moderated by Natalie LaFranzo, PhD, Director of Scientific Projects and Market Development at Cofactor Genomics
How is WGS used as the driving force behind precision medicine to provide diagnosis to rare disease patients? Case studies demonstrating the value of precision medicine and the downstream benefits to the population health will be provided
How is metabolomics is contributing to human genetics, transcriptional profiling and microbiome research? This webinar will outline some of the key challenges of phenotyping with genomic approaches and how metabolomics has become an important companion
Biochemical signals passed from mothers to offspring tell the child what kind of world they’re going to live in, changing the expression of genes
From the Community
It’s up to us to engage with people and make a compelling case as to why science is need to know, rather than nice to know. #MarchforScience
As a bench scientist, or perhaps a laboratory clinician, be honest now: how often have you thought about how critical your pipette tips really are?
What does the phrase “an app store for personal genomics” actually mean? We decided to find out more about this new, personalised frontier
Thanks to the growth of genomic technology, predicting an individual’s health costs purely based around their genetic ‘score’ could well be a reality
In the latest issue of FLG magazine we met a biochemist at the intersection of metabolomics and genomics: Greg Michelotti of Metabolon
We’ve all been told that next generation sequencing is revolutionising healthcare. But how is it actually being applied, today?
In the Press
Nature communications study offers clue to possible therapy for peripheral nerve disorders
The beta blocker carvedilol may see new life as a sunscreen, thanks to researchers who found that the drug may prevent sun damage that leads to skin cancer
Genetically identical mice develop different smell receptors in response to their environments, according to new research
The shapes of the end of the nose, the area above and below the lips, cheekbones and the inner corner of the eye are highly influenced by genetics
Women at the highest genetic risk for fracture benefit the most from hormone therapy, according to a first-of-its-kind study
DNA sequencing technology is ever-evolving at a frantic pace scientists need to upgrade rapidly to keep up
Is AI taking over the world? Some pretty smart people seem to think so. Richard explains why AI for genomics is in a position to help save human lives!
Frances’ explains the term ‘designer baby’, and shares a personal story about why she’s never considered herself neither a designer baby nor a saviour child
Guest blogger Mack Veltman asks, at what point does natural life become a scientific plaything for humans to change at their leisure?
Exploring the power of GTEx data in connection with proteomic data to provide a window in to understanding human disease
Martin Hornshaw, PhD – Metabolon gives a comparison of two popular metabolomics technology platforms: NMR versus LC-MS
A new online tool for interpreting genetic data involved in inherited heart disease has been developed to produce fast, high-quality results