WTCHG group leader Dr Ross Chapman has been interviewed for the Nuffield Depatment of Medicine's 'Meet the researcher' web series. He speaks about his work on DNA damage and cancer, and how a better understanding of the underlying mechanisms can help develop innovative and targeted therapies.
Professor Helen McShane, Wellcome Trust Senior Clinical Research Fellow at the Jenner Institute and the interim Deputy Head of the Nuffield Department of Medicine, is interviewed by the Oxford Science Blog to mark International Women's Day.
A new study, published this week in eLife , found that Plasmodium falciparum kelch13 mutations that cause artemisinin resistant malaria in Southeast Asia show markedly different patterns of evolutionary selection in Africa. The efficacy of ...
A paper from Julian Knight’s group and the UK Genomic Advances in Sepsis Investigators uses an integrated functional genomics approach to uncover differences in the host response to pneumonia, identifying opportunities for personalised treatment.
Image is of Galen of Pergamon, who first described the different inflammatory conditions of the body.
A French documentary on Endometriosis, which includes contrubtions by WTCHG researcher Professor Krina Zondervan, is being broadcast on the 8th of March. French speakers with access to "French 5" can see it at 3.10pm. More information, and pictures, can be found on their facebook page.
As part of the University of Oxford's partnership with The Conversation, centre member George Busby has written an article on how we're using genetic information to track the history of human migration.
Dr Antonia Velayos-Baeza, part of the Monaco lab at the WTCHG, has been interviewed for the latest Nuffield Department of Medicine video series where he speaks about his research.
Dr Zamin Iqbal from the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics has led the development of a computer program that can quickly analyse bacterial DNA from a patient's infection and predict which antibiotics will work, and which will fail due to drug resistance.
Dr Dianne Newbury, group leader at the WTCHG has been awarded the 'Principle Investigator Prize' from the Nuffield Department of Medicine for her work in engaging the public with science.
The Division of Structural Biology, also based at the WTCHG, was also awarded a special "Challenge Fund" prize of £500 to further develop their public engagement programme