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Covid-19 update: ‘problem’ variants found

New research shows that certain gene variants could be drivers for life-threatening Covid-19 illness
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Diverse genomic study pinpoints Covid-19 variant

Sometimes data diversity can make the difference. We look at findings from a new Covid-19 study to find out how
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Flash forward: genomics in 2022

In our second end-of-year roundup, we look ahead to three areas of genomics likely to spark discussion in the coming year
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Looking back: genomics in 2021

As we approach the end of 2021, we look back on the key developments in genomics and their impact on healthcare and society

100,000 Genomes Project 2021 update: rare disease

How has rare disease diagnosis and treatment improved in light of data gathered from the 100,000 Genomes Project? Find out in the second part of our series…
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Reading DNA - where to start?

This week, we learn all about directionality in DNA and why it matters
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Sequencing Covid-19: 1 million genomes

As the UK reaches a mega sequencing milestone, we look at how the data could be used to better prepare us for the future

Epilepsy and the genome

We know that epilepsy can have a genetic cause, but there is still much to discover. We explore findings from two new studies to learn more
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New data diversity initiative launches

This week, we look at a transformative programme that aims to rapidly make genomic datasets more representative

News articles


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GeNotes featured in The Times

Our upcoming ‘just-in-time' educational resource hits the news on Rare Disease Day

New educational genomics game now available

Discover an exciting card game that challenges healthcare professionals to describe genomics-related terms in jargon-free language
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Delve into whole genome sequencing

Join us this October for a deep dive into this revolutionary genomic test and learn how it is being used to benefit patients