News

Edinburgh Genomics latest news

Latest training events

We have some new dates for our popular Edinburgh Genomics training workshops. We now offer registration, on a first come first served basis, to our Linux for Genomics and Introduction to RNAseq Data Analysis workshops developed and taught by our Edinburgh Genomics Bioinformaticians. Introduction to RNAseq Data Analysis, Tuesday 19th to Wednesday 20th June 2018 REGISTER NOW Introduction to RNAseq...

Genome Science 2018 Conference

Edinburgh Genomics is excited to be exhibiting at the upcoming Genome Science 2018 conference. Genome Science 2018 will bring together scientists from around the world to share ideas on the rapidly evolving field of high throughput sequencing technologies and -omics data analysis. The conference will continue to cover a broad range of topics showing the widespread importance and depth of...

£1.7M of Innovate UK funding will help tackle silent killer that could affect one in four Scots

Eagle Genomics and the Stratified Medicine Scotland Innovation Centre (SMS-IC) have been awarded a £1.7M collaborative grant from Innovate UK (the UK’s innovation agency), for a ground-breaking project that could help develop new tests and treatments for patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). The project will involve genetic sequencing of 1000 liver biopsy samples from within...

Edinburgh Genomics to Deploy Illumina’s NovaSeq platform

Scientists in Scotland have gained access to the most up-to-date gene sequencing technology, aiding research to better understand human and animal diseases. The technology – acquired by the University of Edinburgh – will enable studies into the genetics of virtually any species, including bacteria and viruses as well as plants. Experts at the University’s Edinburgh Genomics facility say the new...

Award winning Scottish research could pave the way for ‘low-emission cattle’

A Scottish study that potentially paves the way for the breeding of low-emission livestock has won the prestigious PLOS Genetics R esearch P rice for 2017. The research, the result of a collaboration between the University of Edinburgh, Scotland’s Rural College and the University of Aberdeen, identified a genetic link between host animals, the microbiome within their digestive tract and the...

Pages