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BRCA commons

Building a BRCA Commons

Almost two decades ago The Bermuda Principles were set up to reconcile differences between public and private sector interests in relation to human genome sequencing and genetics. The idea of a commons obeying these...

Tempest

Meet Tempest: Part of the DNAdigest Team

You may already be familiar with Tempest Van Schaik through our crowdfunding campaign but finally we are properly introducing her! Tempest is just completing her PhD in bioengineering at Imperial College London and has joined the DNAdigest team to research...

graphic exploring the genetics clinic of the future and data sharing

GCOF: The Server Room and Data Sharing

The graphic below, ‘The Server Room’ visualises the processes and challenges associated with sharing our data. It’s been a bit of a wait for the final instalment of output from the Genetics Clinic of...

RDA Third Plenary Session

RDA Third Plenary Meeting

The Research Data Alliance (RDA) 3rd plenary conference is being held next week and of course CEO Fiona Nielsen will be in attendance. The event is focussing on data policy and has distinguished speakers from across the...

Congratulations on our essay competition!

A huge congratulations to the winner of the DNAdigest Write for Data Sharing Essay Competition and the £200 prize: Eilish Wells wrote on the current state of data sharing and how we can encourage best...

GCOF The Patient

The Patient was another one of the key themes explored by the Genetics Clinic of the Future. The session was lead by Cor Oosterwijk, Ralf Sudbrak, Francesco Lescai and Maud Radstake. All have distinguished careers in healthcare policy, bioinformatics...