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New! WTCHG blog


This month sees the launch of a new blog for the Centre, with posts on mosquitoes, early humans and diabetes. The blog is open to contributions from any member of the Centre with thoughts on what we do, how we do it and why it matters. Contact the WTCHGblog editor.

High profile seminars

Eric Kandel

Friday 20 March, 12:00, Large Lecture Theatre, Department of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics, Sherrington Building, Parks Road, OX1 3PT. 6th Michael Davys Lecture in Neuroscience  ‘Functional Prions: A Perspective’. Professor Eric R Kandel, MD Director of the Kavli Institute for Brain Science at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons and 2000 Nobel laureate in Physiology or Medicine.

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Recent publications

Genetic architecture of artemisinin-resistant Plasmodium falciparum. Nat Genet
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scrm: efficiently simulating long sequences using the approximated coalescent with recombination. Bioinformatics
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Reply to Pembrey et al: 'ZNF277 microdeletions, specific language impairment and the meiotic mismatch methylation (3M) hypothesis' Eur J Hum Genet
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New route to polio vaccine

New route to polio vaccine

Updated 17/02/2015

Dave Stuart, co-director of the Structural Biology Division (STRUBI) at WTCHG, is participating in a new programme to develop a synthetic polio vaccine that mimics the structure of the virus while containing no genetic material.

Genome-wide study strengthens genetic link to obesity

Genome-wide study strengthens genetic link to obesity

Updated 16/02/2015

The largest studies to date of genetic links to obesity and body-fat distribution have discovered more than 140 locations in the genome that play a role in obesity traits. These studies, published in Nature on 11 February 2015, have shed new light ...

New light on genetics of antimalarial drug resistance

New light on genetics of antimalarial drug resistance

Updated 19/01/2015

The largest genome-wide association study to date of the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum unveils a complex genetic architecture that enables the parasite to develop resistance to our most effective antimalarial drug, artemisinin. The results ...

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Centre for Personalised Medicine

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The CPM invites you to attend PMWC UK.  Please register online here . 

Podcast: Welcome to WTCHG

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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.