Navigating the Personal Genetic Testing Maze

I attended the workshop on Personal Genetic Testing (PGT) that was held at the Department of Anthropology at University College London on Tuesday 27th of June 2017 (Twitter hashtag #uclpgt). The program included a keynote speech by BBC journalist and author Adam Rutherford, three panel ...

Precision Medicine Podcast Series: #2 Ethical Challenges in Genome Medicine

Welcome to my podcast series 1 on Fundamentals of Precision Medicine. In this second podcast I talk about some of the challenges around the application of genomic technologies to the clinic and Precision Medicine. This is the second of a podcast series on Precision Medicine ...

Podcast Series 1: Fundamentals of Precision Medicine

Welcome to my podcast series 1 on Fundamentals of Precision Medicine. Here I introduce the concept of Precision Medicine, its history and how it differs from ‘conventional’ imprecision medicine. This will be the first of a podcast series on Precision Medicine whose objectives will be ...

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 ...

How to share personal/sensitive research data?

By Fiona Nielsen, CEO at DNAdigest and Repositive and Marta Teperek, Research Data Facility Manager at the University of Cambridge Sharing research data comes with many ethical and legal issues. Since these issues are often complex and they can rarely be solved with one size ...