Tagged: genomics

precision medicine

Data Sharing Needs to Happen

President Barack Obama used some of his State of the Union oratory to lay out a grand vision for “precision medicine” and announce an initiative to realize it.  I want the country that eliminated...

Human Variome Project

Human Variome Project signs MoU with WHO

Earlier this month, Human Variome Project International Ltd signed a formal Memorandum of Understanding with WHO setting out their formal relationship. At the heart of this agreement lays their collaboration in achieving WHO’s goal: to provide the leadership...

Call for Guest Blog Posts

Would you like to write a guest blog post for DNAdigest? In order to vary our subject matter and present different points of view, we would like to publish occasional guest blog posts related...

Data Sharing Game

Research Data Sharing Game

As we all know the reuse of research data definitely benefits the scientific community as a whole, but the decision whether to archive and share these data or not depend primarily on individual researchers....

DNAdigest interviews

DNAdigest Interviews Saudi Human Genome Project

DNAdigest readers, this week I am happy to present you to the Saudi Human Genome Project (SHGP). Our interviewee is Shazia Naz Subhani, who is the project manager. Take a look at what exactly this interesting...

Hamza

Hamza Wahid presented his DNAdigest research project

Nuffield Research Placements (previously Nuffield Science Bursaries) provide over 1,000 students each year with the opportunity to work by the side of professional scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians. And this is exactly how our...

symposium

DNAdigest Symposium 2014 Summary

This past weekend, DNAdigest organized a Symposium on the topic “Open Science in human genomics research – challenges and inspirations”. The event brought together very interested in the topic and enthusiastic people along with...

rare variants

Best practices for Genomic analysis

Nowadays, rare genetic variants begin to be discovered more and more often. And still no clear guidelines for distinguishing disease-causing sequence variants from the many potentially functional variants present in any human genome are...

symposium

DNA Digest Symposium 2014

DNA Digest’s Symposium/Workshop “Open Science in human genomics research – challenges and inspirations” You can sign up for the event here: http://dnadigestsym2014.eventbrite.co.uk Today, open sharing and easy access to DNA sequencing data from clinical samples...