Genomics

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The 100,000 Genomes project

This project will sequence 100,000 whole genomes from about 70,000 NHS patients with either certain types of cancer or patients with rare disease plus their families.With consent patients’ genomes will be sequenced and linked to details about an i... Find out more >


Exome Sequencing project

An individual’s whole genome is a combination of around 3,000,000,000 letters (A,T,C and Gs). The whole genome can now be sequenced with the speed and budget that was needed for a single gene (around 5,000 letters) around 10 years ago.However, on ... Find out more >


Genomics Central Laboratory Hub

As efforts to embed genomics across the NHS move ahead, NHS England (NHSE) is consulting on proposals for a shake-up of genetics laboratory services.  The planned changes are intended to support the 100,000 Genomes Project led by Genomics England,... Find out more >


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The 100,000 Genomes project

This project will sequence 100,000 whole genomes from about 70,000 NHS patients with either certain types of cancer or patients with rare disease plus their families.With consent patients’ genomes ...Read more >