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High profile seminars


Wednesday 23 April, 12:00  ‘Search for susceptibility genes of complex diseasesProfessor Xuejun Zhang, Professor of Dermatology, Anhui Medical University, Hefei, China


Friday 2 May, 12:00  ‘Of Neandertals, Denisovans and Modern HumansProf Dr Svante Pääbo, Director, Department of Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany

Kari Stefansson

Friday 30 May, 12:00  ‘Nature versus Nurture‘ Professor Kári Stefánsson, President, Chairman, CEO and Co-founder of deCODE Genetics, Reykjavik, Iceland

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Recent publications

Innate immune activity conditions the effect of regulatory variants upon monocyte gene expression. Science , 343 (6175)
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The genetics of major depression. Neuron , 81 (3)
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Associations of HLA alleles with specific language impairment. J Neurodev Disord , 6 (1)
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New genomics technologies

New genomics technologies

Updated 17/04/2014

The High-Throughput Genomics group at the WTCHG has recently taken delivery of two new genomics platforms. The Affymetrix GeneTitan offers a fast, automated route to search for genetic variations, or SNPs, that have some association with disease. ...

Boat race victory for WTCHG students

Boat race victory for WTCHG students

Updated 08/04/2014

Two graduate students from the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics were among the victorious BNY Mellon Boat Race crew that defeated Cambridge by 11 lengths in 18min 36 secs on Sunday 6 April. Malcolm Howard, who is the current President of ...

Malaria research highlighted

Malaria research highlighted

Updated 31/03/2014

The latest issue of Mosaic, the Wellcome Trust's new weekly online magazine exploring the science of life, features the work of Dominic Kwiatkowski's group in an article by Ed Yong on the problem of artemisin-resistant malaria parasites on the border between Thailand and Cambodia.

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Centre for Personalised Medicine

Patrick Vallance

On Friday 7 March Prof Patrick Vallance, President, Pharmaceuticals R&D, GlaxoSmithKline, gave the inaugural lecture of the Centre for Personalised Medicine, entitled: ‘Making medicines for individuals and populations’.

The  Centre for Personalised Medicine is a joint initiative of the WTCHG and St Anne's College.

WTCHG brochure

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The WTCHG has produced a 64-page brochure introducing the work of its research groups, its history and its international collaborations. You can read it here, or for a hard copy please contact us here.

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