Blog articles


Genetics and genomics on screen

As many people slow down for a festive break, Dr Jonathan Roberts considers presentations of genomics in five popular films
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10 things to consider when offering a genomic test

Guest author Professor Frances Flinter explains 10 of the most important considerations for professionals and patients

Book review: My DNA Diary: Sickle Cell Anaemia

In her latest book Lisa Mullan explains the genetic basis of sickle cell disease in an entertaining way for older children and adults

News articles


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Let’s talk about……. Genomic Testing

Discussing genomic testing with patients can pose many challenges, but our new film series will help you learn tips and techniques from the experts
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Genomics awareness survey: the results…

Your answers to our survey, conducted this summer, will inform…
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Genomics 101: Discover the role of genomics in healthcare

Curious about genomics but not sure where to start? Try our collection of free, short introductory online courses
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Twitterchat: What role does popular culture play in healthcare?

During this chat we would like to explore some of the common themes, myths and misconceptions perpetuated by popular culture around genetics and genomics 
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Learn how whole genome sequencing is transforming healthcare

Join us as we explore how this revolutionary genomic test is used to benefit patients, including in the current fight against Covid-19

New introductory Genomics 101 courses launched

Learn about the fundamentals of genomics and its impact on healthcare in our collection of introductory courses

New genomics and counselling skills course

Funded learning opportunities are available for nurses on this new introductory online course

New 'Genomics in Medical Specialties' resources launched

Information for neurology, clinical genetics and gastroenterology has been added to our collection of resources for specialists

Master’s in Genomic Medicine: 2020/21 funding opens

The funding application process is now live for Master’s-level CPPD modules and qualifications in genomics at partner universities