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25-Apr-2017 A Royal Society working group chaired by Peter Donnelly has today published a key report – Machine Learning: the power and promise of computers that learn by example.
The report comes at a critical time in the rapid development and use of this technology, and the growing debate about how it will reshape the UK economy and people’s lives. Crucially the report calls for research funding bodies to support a new wave of machine learning research that goes beyond technical challenges, and into areas aimed at addressing public confidence in machine learning – vital to the UK maintaining its internationally competitive edge at the forefront of this area…

15-Feb-17 Genomics plc achieves ISO 27001 certification
We are pleased to announce that Genomics plc has recently been certified as compliant under the international best practice…

24-Jan-17 Genomics plc presenting at Sackler Forum
We are pleased to highlight that our academic founders are presenting at three scientific meetings during the next week, including the prestigious Sackler Forum…

05-Jan-17 Genomics plc Becomes ‘Organizational Member’ of The Global Alliance For Genomics And Health
We are pleased to announce that we have recently become an ‘Organizational Member’ of the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH). The GA4GH was formed in 2013 to help…

08-Dec-16 Human genome data available from Genomics plc/WTCHG project on nanopore technology
We are pleased to announce that the data generated from the joint project with the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics to sequence the human reference sample NA 12878 on nanopore technology is now being made publicly available…

01-Dec-16 Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics and Genomics plc First to Sequence Multiple Human Genomes using hand-held Nanopore Technology
Oxford University’s Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics (WTCHG) and the leading genome analytics company Genomics plc today announced the first sequencing and analysis of multiple human genomes using nanopore technology…

17-Oct-16 Genomics plc Appointed as Analysis Partner for Genomics England GENE Consortium
Genomics plc, a leading analysis company developing an integrated platform to uncover the relationships between genetic variation and human disease, today announced that it has been appointed as Analysis Partner for the Genomics England Genomics Expert Network for Enterprises (GENE) Consortium…

06-Sept-16 Professor Nazneen Rahman joins Genomics plc’s Scientific Advisory Board
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Nazneen Rahman to Genomics plc’s Scientific Advisory Board. Professor Rahman Head of the Division of Genetics and Epidemiology at The Institute of Cancer Research and Head of the Cancer Genetics Clinical Unit…

28-Jul-16 Professor Chas Bountra joins Genomics plc’s Scientific Advisory Board
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Chas Bountra to Genomics plc’s Scientific Advisory Board. Professor Bountra is Chief Scientist at the Structural Genomics Consortium…

27-May-16  Professor Peter Donnelly Receives The Howard Taylor Ricketts Award
We are delighted to announce that Professor Peter Donnelly, a director and founder of Genomics plc and also Director of the Wellcome Trust Centre For Human Genetics, University of Oxford, last week…

29-Apr-16  Professor Gil McVean Elected a Fellow of the Royal Society
We are delighted to announce that Professor Gil McVean, a director and founder of Genomics plc and also Director of the Big Data Institute at the University of Oxford, has today been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society…

26-Apr-16  Professor Richard Trembath joins Genomics plc’s Scientific Advisory Board
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Richard Trembath to Genomics plc’s Scientific Advisory Board. Professor Trembath is a recognised leading researcher in genes and molecular pathways…

13-Apr-16  Genomics plc and DNAnexus Collaborate to Develop Solutions for Population-Scale Sequencing Analysis
Genomics plc, a leading analysis company developing algorithms and software solutions to uncover the relationships between genetic variation and human disease, today announced that it has entered into a research collaboration with DNAnexus, the global leader in cloud-based genome informatics and data management…

03-Mar-16  SNP It All Together (BioCentury Innovations)
Genomewide association studies can link SNPs to specific disease phenotypes, but the narrow scope of individual SNP studies limits their power of prediction for targeting the associated genes. Genomics plc is developing a computational platform that integrates disparate sets of genomic and phenotypic data to predict the good and bad outcomes of a compound’s on-target effects…

11-Jan-16 Genomics plc Appoints Sekar Kathiresan as Scientific Advisory Board Chair
Dr Kathiresan is one of the world leaders in the genetics of heart disease. He is the director of preventive cardiology at Massachusetts General Hospital, an associate member in the Broad Institute’s Program in Medical and Population Genetics, and an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School…

04-Jan-16 Genomics and Vertex Collaborate to Identify Target Therapeutic Pathways
Genomics’ Proprietary Statistical Analysis Tools and Integrated Multi-Phenotype Database to be used to Support Research and Development at Vertex Pharmaceuticals…

19-Oct-15 Genomics plc Signs Collaboration Agreement with Oxford University and the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust
Genomics’ proprietary bioinformatics tools will be used to analyse and interpret up to 500 genome sequences focusing on rare diseases and cancer…

05-Oct-15 Genomics plc previews its integrated platform on genetic association at ASHG 2015 Annual Meeting
Genomics plc (“Genomics”), a leading genome analytics company, is developing algorithms, curated data resources, and software solutions to uncover the relationships between genetic variation and human traits and diseases. Genomics is allowing delegates at the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) 2015 conference to access part of its genetic association platform via a new mobile app weSNP…

01-Oct-15 Genomics plc signs collaboration agreement with Biogen
Genomics plc (“Genomics”), a leading analysis company developing algorithms, data resources, and software solutions to uncover the relationships between genetic variation and human disease, today announced that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with Biogen. The collaboration aims to refine drug target selection through the use of sophisticated analysis of human genetic data…

13-Apr-15 Eisai and Genomics plc to collaborate in analyses of large-scale genotype/phenotype data to inform drug development
Eisai and Genomics plc today announce a collaborative agreement to use Genomics’ sophisticated statistical analyses of large-scale multi-phenotype genetic association data to inform Eisai’s drug discovery process, including target selection, target validation, indication selection and repositioning…

12-Mar-15 Genomics Ltd. receives £2m ($3M) award to develop its genome analysis platform
Genomics Limited (“Genomics”), the Oxford based genome analytics company, was announced as a winner of £2m ($3M) in the Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition “Enabling Technologies for Genomics Sequence Data Analysis and Interpretation”. The competition is run by Genomics England…

26-Nov-14 – Genomics Ltd completes a £10.3m fundraising
Genomics Ltd (“Genomics” or “the Company”), a spin-out from the University of Oxford that has developed an analytical platform for genomic sequence data analysis, has completed a £10.3 million fundraising…