Blog articles


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

Genomics in nursing: making a difference to patients

As part of this year’s #GenomicsConversation, guest author Leanne LeRiche shares her family’s experience of genomic testing, and the vital role that nurses play

What is whole exome sequencing?

Following the recent NHS announcement that WES will be used for critically ill babies and children, we explore what it is and the benefits it could bring

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

Long-read sequencing: the next next generation?

The ability to accurately sequence large sections of DNA is important in some areas of healthcare, and is enabling progress in others

Newborn screening: time to expand the list?

Genetic Alliance UK’s newborn screening patient charter sets out why the UK should extend its programme - and establish a pilot for genome sequencing at birth

Assessing younger patients' understanding of genomics

HEE genomics research fellow Celine Lewis talks about a new measure to assess young people’s understanding of genomics

News articles


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

Events


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Festival of Genomics 2020

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.

Royal College of General Practitioners Annual Conference 2020

The RCGP annual conference is the leading annual event for GPs, practice teams and other primary care professionals.

Royal College of Midwives Annual Conference 2020

The 2020 RCM annual conference is a UK-wide annual event for all midwives and professionals with an interest in maternity services.