Working night shifts could impair immune system functionality and make people more susceptible to gut based infections, new research shows. The Rhythm of the Night The body runs like clockwork. When you eat, when you sleep and when you get up is all controlled by the body’s internal circadian rhythm aka the body clock. The […]
The Short Read
Welcome to The Short Read, our weekly peek behind the curtain at the people who make this amazing community tick. Make sure to check back every Tuesday for the latest installment.
Kat Arney is one of the “Top 10 Brits who make science sexy”, according to BBC America. Need we say more?
“It’s Through Community Outreach & Education We Ensure Continued Public Commitment” – Hsiao-Tuan Chao
Hsiao-Tuan Chao is a physician-scientist in the field of child neurology, we’ve had a chat with her in this week’s Short Read.
“I’d Like to See Our Understanding of at Least One More Disease Transformed by Genomics and Big Data” – Jeremy Grushcow
Combining over 15 years’ experience with pharma and life sciences businesses with a passion for participant-centric research, Jeremy Grushcow is CBO at Sequence Bio, where he saw a once-in-in a lifetime opportunity to change how we treat, prevent and understand disease.
Colin’s lab processes about 350,000 samples a year in order to generate ~800,000 genotypes on very complex genetic models, we’ve talked to him ahead of the Festival.
We’ve caught up with Mike before his participation in the panel: ‘Can we fully integrate genomics into the NHS within 5 years?’ at the Festival of Genomics 2018.
“Ensuring All Stakeholders Understand the Value of Genomics Can Be a Challenge” – Catalina Lopez-Correa
We’ve caught up with GenomeBC’s CSO, Dr. Catalina Lopez-Correa ahead of Festival of Genomics in London, January 2018.
“We Need to be Able to Handle Large Scale Datasets to Prepare for This ‘Big Data’ Era” – Mark Gerstein
Mark Gerstein, PhD, gives us some inside information on applying computational approaches to problems in molecular biology.
We’ve caught up with Luca Magnani ahead of his talk: ‘Diving into the Dark Matter of the Cancer Genome’ at the Festival of Genomics.
We caught up with patient advocate Karen Keeley ahead of Festival of Genomics London 2018.
Writer Carl Zimmer has a gift for getting to the heart of the big issues of science, and for communicating with both scientists and non-scientists alike.
Maciej Maselko tells us about the troubles with public opinion of GMOs and how synthetic incompatibility may be the answer
Kai tells us how he would like to see the woolly mammoth brought back, and that he would help George Church raising the baby mammoth.
“Developing New Treatment Options for Unmet Medical Needs is the Cause That Inspires Us” – Julia Brown
Julia Brown explains why high standards of performance and high standards of ethical behaviour are essential to be successful in pharma.
Jeffrey Reid takes us behind the scenes, providing us with an insight into challenges and exciting developments within computational biology and genomics.