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National Apprenticeship Week

National Apprenticeship Week: Women in STEM

On Wednesday 5th our DNA Digest CEO, Fiona Nielsen, attended a special event promoting the benefits to women of careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and Medicine. The reception, hosted by Deputy Prime Minister, Rt Hon...

#challenge @DNADigest Data sharing2.0:involvement of individuals in online personal genomic datasharing requires ethical/legal consideration

Winner of the DNAdigest Twitter Competition

Congratulations to Mahsa Shabani for her winning tweet regarding the ethical challenges for genomic data sharing. See all our entries in the DNAdigest twitter competition Storify. Big thanks to everyone who participated and shared...

Welcome to New Team Member Elena

We said we would be introducing you to more of the ever growing DNA Digest team. This week we are excited to introduce Elena who is the new DNA Digest research assistant. Elena has...

The Doctor’s Office: Clinical Genetics

As part of the Genetics Clinic of the Future Workshop held in January 2014 several exciting graphics were produced. The first poster explored how Next Generation DNA Sequencing (NGS) would change genetics beyond the clinic....

Genetics Clinic of the Future: The Living Room

This January UMC Utrecht and The Responsible Innovation Collective ran an inter-disciplinary workshop ‘Genetics Clinic of the Future’, exploring the changing face of genetic clinics with the introduction of Next Generation DNA Sequencing (NGS). NGS is a pretty...

chromosomes in colours

DNA Digest Welcomes a New Intern

The DNA digest team is growing and this week we have a new intern joining us. Alice is a current UCL undergraduate studying Arts and Sciences BASc, with a disciplinary focus in Health and Environment. She...