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Jamie Ellingford Interview Two

We meet up with Jamie again to catch up on how clinical bioinformatics has evolved. We hear about his thoughts on the current challenges on data storage and interpretation and …

Describing and classifying variants

Before we look at the processes bioinformaticians go through to filter and analyse variants, let’s stop and look at variants and how we name and classify them. The importance of …

The Process of Assembly

In this video Andy Brass will take you through assembling the genome. He will cover a small section of the genome and a selection of reads of up to 20 …

Jamie Ellingford PhD Student

Meet Jamie! Jamie Ellingford PhD Student in Genomic Medicine & Clinical Bioinformatics discusses his role and impact of Bioinformatics both in research and in clinical practice.

Simon Boardman Trainee Bioinformatician

Meet Simon! Simon Boardman – Trainee Clinical Scientist Genomics Bioinformatician – chats to Ang Davies on the future of bioinformatics – both the exciting opportunities and also areas of focus. …

Kirsty McCaffrey Trainee Bioinformatician

Meet Kirsty! Kirsty McCaffrey discusses her typical day as a trainee bioinformatician and touches on the challenges and opportunities for the profession. For example, to be compliant with current guidelines, …

A day in the life of a bioinformatician

Dr Ang Davies interviewed two bioinformaticians and PhD student to ask them what a typical day was like for them and to hear their views on the impact of bioinformatics …

3. Management and Impact

Professor Graeme Black describes the clinical diagnosis of Cerebrotendinous Xanthomatosis in the two boys caused by a variant in the gene CYP27A1 More information can be found about this gene …

2. Genetic Testing

In this video, provided by Manchester Centre for Genomic Medicine, Sanjeev Bhaskar Group Lead Clinical Bioinformatician at the Manchester Centre for Genomic Medicine describes the role of the bioinformatician and …

1. Clinical Investigations

In the following video we will hear Professor Graeme Black Consultant Clinical Geneticist at The Manchester Centre for Genomic Medicine describe a case study where next generation sequencing technology has …

Introducing the Case Study

The following videos, provided by Manchester Centre for Genomic Medicine, will allow you to explore the diagnostic odyssey for a case study on Congenital Cataracts (CC). You will be able …

Meet the Team

Andy Brass, Professor of Bioinformatics Andy moved to the University of Manchester in 1990 to become a founding member of the bioinformatics group, where he has a wide range of …

What is ethics?

As you will have seen from the poll, if you ask people ‘what is ethics?’ you are likely to get a number of different kinds of replies. Most will agree …