Tagged: Genomics

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The Signatures of Cancer

The Sanger Institute has undertaken an ambitious project and the results have been published today in the journal Nature. You can read the original full text article here. In it, scientists studied genetic material...

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Decoding ENCODE

This HOA is panel discussion, where we talk about the findings of the ENCODE project. The panel consisted of Dr Ian Bosdet, Dr Josh Witten and Professor Rajini Rao. We explained the basics of...

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Sequencing HeLa

This is excellent news. HeLa cells are the oldest and most commonly used human cell line. You might be familiar with HeLa cells already if you have read +Rebecca Skloot’s fantastic book “The Immortal...