Blog articles


Mendel: influence and inheritance

We celebrate the father of genetics’ 200th birthday and explore the ways his influence still extends through to us today

Genomics in midwifery: a changing landscape

We explore genomics’ real-world application and potential in a conversation with national midwifery lead for NHSE/I, Donna Kirwan

Polygenic score pilot for heart disease begins

NHS launches innovative genomic testing project that could help revolutionise heart disease identification and prevention
Render of a DNA helix and Planet Earth

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

Diagnosing mitochondrial conditions: a WGS breakthrough

Mitochondrial conditions can be difficult to diagnose – but why, and how can genomic technology help?

GEP fellow publishes RNA splicing study

Jamie Ellingford and his co-authors explore the potential of computational tools to help us learn more about the messages our genes create

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
Crowd of people of different ethnicities, genders, backgrounds

New data diversity initiative launches

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

News articles


A toolkit to support nurse educators

A new resource to help educators deliver genomics education to pre- and post-registration nurses

Master’s in Genomic Medicine: 2022/23 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 2023

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.
Conference-and-Exhibitions

Royal College of General Practitioners Annual Conference 2022

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