05 Nov 2018

Parasitic worm genomes reveal novel treatment possibilities

Largest ever genomic study of parasitic worms identifies new genes and predicts new potential drug targets Read more

01 Nov 2018

Genomes of all known UK species to be sequenced

The genomes of 66,000 UK species are to be sequenced as part of a global effort to sequence all known eukaryotic species on Earth Read more

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26 Oct 2018

Sanofi joins Open Targets

Pharmaceutical company Sanofi joins public-private collaboration Open Targets Read more

25 Oct 2018

Gene activity shapes immunity across species

Immune response genes have varied activity in an individual’s cells as well as across species  Read more

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23 Oct 2018

Ewan Birney awarded ERC Synergy grant to study variation in vertebrates

EMBL-EBI Director and collaborators receive grant to investigate the sources of phenotype variation Read more

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11 Oct 2018

Genetics-based disease predictions for chronic blood cancers

Researchers combine extensive genetic and clinical information to predict the prognosis for blood cancer patients Read more

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