Blog articles


What are copy number variants?

Everyone has unique variants in their genome - and many are harmless - but which types can have an impact on our health and how do they occur?

New genomic data studies launch to combat Covid-19

How can genomic data help in the fight against coronavirus? We look at the pros and cons of two new approaches

Rapid exome sequencing: a look inside the lab

Clinical scientist Dr Julia Baptista explains what – and who – is involved when the NHS sequences the DNA from all an individual’s 20,000 protein-coding genes

AI in the NHS: what do health professionals need to know?

Can artificial intelligence help bring about personalised and preventative healthcare? AI expert Jessica Morley sums up the 4 key considerations for NHS staff

Back to the future of ophthalmology: 5 predictions

We take a look back at a bold paper published in 1999, 'Ophthalmology in the post-genomic era' to see how accurate its authors' predictions really were

News articles


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 in Medical Specialties' resources launched

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

Learn about the fundamentals of genomics

Two new short online courses, exploring the role of proteins and how genetic conditions are inherited, have been added to our collection

Genomics Specialist Careers: meet the genomic scientists

What is a genomic scientist? How do the scientists working in genomics contribute to finding answers for patients? Find out in our new resource.
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2020: the year for whole genome sequencing in the NHS

Learn more about this new, revolutionary test with our free, flexible, online course, which explores how it works and how it can benefit patients.

Events


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Festival of Genomics 2021

The Festival of Genomics London is the UK’s largest genomics event where people from all corners of the genomics industry meet to learn and share expertise.
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Masterclass - Nursing, Midwifery and Genomics: The Present and the Future

Aimed at directors of nursing, heads of midwifery and senior nurse leaders, this event is part of a wider collaborative programme of work to embed genomics into clinical practice across the NHS.