From PhD to Product Management - Life in a startup

In the last couple of weeks I have been invited to attend two events for academic researchers focusing on different non-academic career pathways and skills. I have been asked to talk about my career journey so far, and about combining science with business. This, alongside ...

Single cell genome sequencing - An ever advancing field

"If you had a population of men and women and assumed everyone in that population was an average between men and women you wouldn't represent a single person within that population" Marc Kirschner, Marrying Microfluidics and Barcoding Technology View the Single Cell collection To date ...

EBI Metagenomics – an open resource for the analysis, archiving and exploration of metagenomic datasets

Special thanks to Alex Mitchell, the content and curation coordinator for the InterPro and EBI Metagenomics databases, for writing this guest blog post The term ‘metagenomics’ describes the simultaneous analysis of the collective genomes of microbes present in a sample from a given environment, such ...

A collection of Autism related data from across the globe

Autism is a developmental disorder that affects how people perceive the world and interact with others. Autism is technically known as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as it includes a wide range of different symptoms and levels of disability . Currently, there is a limited understanding of ...

Personal Genome Data: to share or not to share

I have been meaning to write this post for a long time, and took the chance over the Christmas break to put pen to paper. A conversation topic that often comes up when chatting to friends, family and people in general about my work is ...