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Recent publications

A homozygous variant disrupting the PIGH start-codon is associated with developmental delay, epilepsy, and microcephaly. Hum Mutat. Article

Risk of nontyphoidal Salmonella bacteraemia in African children is modified by STAT4. Nat Commun, 9 (1), pp. 1014. Article

AltHapAlignR: improved accuracy of RNA-seq analyses through the use of alternative haplotypes. Bioinformatics. Article

A practical solution for preserving single cells for RNA sequencing. Sci Rep, 8 (1), pp. 2151. Article

Origins of the current outbreak of multidrug-resistant malaria in southeast Asia: a retrospective genetic study. Lancet Infect Dis, 18 (3), pp. 337-345. Article

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Work Experience

The WHG Work Experience programme 2018 has opened for applications. Students over 16 can join us for a week of hands-on lab learning from August 20th - 24th.
Apply here.

Latest News

Gene that contributes to female body shape may increase risk of type 2 diabetes

Gene that contributes to female body shape may increase risk of type 2 diabetes

Updated 11/04/2018

WHG researchers have identified a gene that in women is linked to the creation and location of new fat cells and in turn contributes to an increased risk of type 2 diabetes.

OUMNH Exhibition based on centre research

OUMNH Exhibition based on centre research

Updated 12/02/2018

The 'Settlers' exhibition has opened at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Based on WHG research, this interactive exhibition tells the story of Britain's ever changing population as revealed by genetics, archaeology and demography.

Oxford Sparks Animation

Oxford Sparks Animation

Updated 23/11/2017

The Oxford Genomics Centre has been working with Oxford Sparks to produce a fantastic animation, and associated resources, that explains how our cutting-edge sequencing facilities work. You can see the animation, and read more about the science, at the link.

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