13.7.17 Theo Sanderson and Ellen Bushell explain how characterising the role of many of the malaria parasite’s five thousand genes has shown that more of these genes are required for the parasite to grow normally, than was originally thought.
04.07.17 The UK Chief Medical Officer’s Report has highlighted the vital role genetics and genomics will play in UK NHS healthcare and medicine. Professor Sharon Peacock helped write the report’s chapter on Infectious disease.
29.06.17 Qasim Ayub explains the results of a genetic analysis of the Parsi population. Continue reading
30.01.17 Sharon Peacock and Claire Chewapreecha reveal how the bacterium responsible for Melioidosis has spread across the globe. Continue reading
20.12.16 Arthur Talman explains how his field work in Mali could help understand the behaviour of malaria parasites.
26.09.2016 Dr Yali Xue shares her hopes and dreams of using the world’s genomes to understand our evolution and migration out of Africa Continue reading
29.06.16 Sascha Steinbiss & Thomas D. Otto explain how this new software tool and web server will allow people to compare parasite genomes more effectively Continue reading
22.06.16 Past migrations within sub-Saharan Africa revealed in a post by George Busby Continue reading
25.05.16 Personalised medicine is the promise of genomic research, but to make it a reality will take a community of researchers, clinicians, healthcare workers, policy makers and patients, Sarion Bowers explains Continue reading
05.05.16 Hilary Browne explains how growing previously ‘unculturable’ microbiota helps determine the role of bacteria in human health Continue reading