Blog articles


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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

Genomics in the NHS

This #GenomicsConversation week, we look at the genomics landscape in the UK today and the 10-year plan for the future
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Global genomes sequenced in new study

Genomic datasets are widely used by researchers, but are they representative enough? We look at recent research that aims to shift the balance
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Are we there yet? Genome sequencing turns 20

We look back on two decades of genome sequencing and explore four areas where continued progress could provide future breakthroughs
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Towards genomic equity

To advance genomics in healthcare, we must consider both the data we collect and who we collect it from. Here, bioinformatician Nana E. Mensah explains why
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Filling the gaps: sequencing a chromosome

A human chromosome has been sequenced in its entirety for the first time, but why is this breakthrough important for the future of our reference genome?
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Prenatal genomics - an overview

What role can genomics play before a baby is born? We break down the screening and testing options available now – from traditional methods to new technologies
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Richter’s syndrome study published

A new study by GEP fellow Niamh Appleby has found potential pathways and targets for the treatment of Richter’s syndrome – an aggressive form of adult leukaemia

News articles


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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
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Facilitating genomic testing: new courses and resources

Are you accessing genomic testing for the first time? Try our new collection of online learning designed to prepare health professionals offering a genomic test to patients

Master’s in Genomic Medicine: 2021/22 funding opens

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

Events


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Festival of Genomics 2022

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.