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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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National project paves way for clinical genetic diagnosis

National project paves way for clinical genetic diagnosis17.12.14: Thousands to benefit from rare disease diagnosis

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Fast-changing genes help malaria to hide in the human body

Fast-changing genes help malaria to hide in the human body18.12.14: Parasite creates millions of new ways to evade immune system every 48 hours

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Fundamental mechanism for controlling protein function identified

Fundamental mechanism for controlling protein function identified18.12.14: Study describes mechanism regulating a protein's hairclip shape

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Making single-cell biology work

Making single-cell biology work17.12.14: New collaboration between EMBL-EBI, the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and Fluidigm keeps research and technology on the cutting-edge of single-cell genomics

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Institute cancer diagnostics spin-out secures £12.5 million

Institute cancer diagnostics spin-out secures £12.5 million16.12.14: 14M Genomics given £12.5M to develop cancer tests

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Genes that cause pancreatic cancer identified by new tool

Genes that cause pancreatic cancer identified by new tool08.12.14: Screening system in mice spots cancerous changes invisible to sequencing

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