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From our involvement in the Human Genome Project, to our efforts to understand the genetic basis of disease, we have been involved in some of the most important discoveries of the 20th and 21st Centuries.

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Gene variant that dramatically reduces 'bad' lipids

Gene variant that dramatically reduces 'bad' lipids16.09.14: Role of rare APOC3 variant in reducing triglyceride levels identified using UK10K data

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Comparison holds key to human infection

Comparison holds key to human infection09.09.14: Why humans don’t suffer from chimpanzee malaria

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Samtools CRAMS in support for improved compression formats

Samtools CRAMS in support for improved compression formats15.08.14: Key upgrade to genomics software will underpin global data sharing

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Why do resistant bacteria succeed?

Why do resistant bacteria succeed?13.08.14: New approach helps to understand how and why a disease emerges, even if it happened centuries ago

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Finding the genetic culprits that drive antibiotic resistance

Finding the genetic culprits that drive antibiotic resistance07.08.14: Genome-wide association study in disease-causing bacteria paves way for clinical tool

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Mobile DNA elements restructure cancer genomes

Mobile DNA elements restructure cancer genomes07.08.14: Hundreds of mutations in lung and colorectal cancers caused by previously overlooked mechanism

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