Tagged with genomics

Survey talk – guest blog by Dr Jenny Cham

Survey talk – guest blog by Dr Jenny Cham

This past Friday on the Genome Campus, Dr Anna Middleton of the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute gave an interesting seminar about the method and findings of a survey she had delivered about genome ethics. I was interested because I use surveys in my work to understand people’s attitudes towards and experience of websites, but also … Continue reading

Mental health links to genetics

Mental health links to genetics

A paper published in the Lancet on 28th Feb showed that there were shared genetic causes behind autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, and schizophrenia.  This is an incredibly exciting discovery that begins to unpick the genetic components of these mental health conditions.  The ultimate spin off could be the … Continue reading