Blog articles


Understanding pleiotropy

We explore one of the many phenomena that show genomics to be far more complex than the ‘one gene per characteristic’ rule

Meet the mitochondria

You’ve heard of the genome – our complete set of DNA – but do you know about mitochondrial DNA and its relevance to health?

Pharmacogenomics: mechanisms of action

We know that different people react differently to drugs. But how does this actually happen? And where does genomics come in?

Pharmacogenomics: three challenges to the NHS

Last week we explored the promise of pharmacogenomics in the health service, but there are good reasons why it will take time to implement

News articles


New journal article and films highlight progress in genomics

The power and pitfalls of applying genomics in clinical genetics today are explored in a newly published piece in Clinical Medicine journal

New guidance for clinicians on the ethics of genomic testing

Fully revised guide offers clinicians practical advice around…

Events


Everything you wanted to know about genomics but were afraid to ask

Progress Educational Trust, in partnership with the GEP, is hosting a public discussion event about genomics at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester
Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre, Svenska Mässan

ESHG: European Society of Human Genetics Conference

ESHG 2019 will provide an overview of the latest cutting-edge developments in genetic science and an ideal opportunity to develop new contacts.
Houston Conference Centre

American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting 2019

The 69th annual meeting of the ASHG will feature presentations by the world’s leading geneticists, along with a range of workshops and sessions.