This month we’re meeting Dan Staines, who is part of the Ensembl Production team.
A mysteriously common debilitating genetic disorder. A deadly tropical disease. One of my favourite stories in the history of genetics weaves together these two elements – it’s a good one and it always deserves a re-telling – that of malaria and sickle cell Continue reading DNA day and Malaria day: a story of scientific endeavour
The Genome Reference Consortium (GRC) plans to release a new human assembly (GRCh38) later this year. What is the reason for an update? The current human genome in Ensembl, UCSC and NCBI (GRCh37) is indeed high quality. The GRC reports Continue reading New Human Assembly Coming