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Sidra Medicine opens annual functional genomics symposium

Sidra Medicine opens annual functional genomics symposium

Sidra Medicine opened the fourth annual Functional Genomics Symposium with an update on data collected from the 12,000 genomes sequenced as part of the Qatar Genome Programme (QGP).

Genome mapping: Qatar Biobank to enrol 60,000 participants

Genome mapping: Qatar Biobank to enrol 60,000 participants

Qatar Biobank aims to enrol 60,000 participants in its medical research programme, an official has revealed.

Qatar Biobank reaches 15,000 participants milestone

Qatar Biobank reaches 15,000 participants milestone

Qatar Biobank, a member of Qatar Foundation (QF), recently marked a major milestone with the screening of its 15,000th participant, as part of its medical health research initiative to improve the health of the local population through personalised medicine.

QGP to hit new milestone in genome sequencing by June

QGP to hit new milestone in genome sequencing by June

Qatar Genome Programme (QGP) a member of Qatar Foundation (QF), will complete sequencing10,000 genomes by June this year, disclosed a senior official.

Qatar Genome Programme concludes third summer internship

Qatar Genome Programme concludes third summer internship

Qatar Genome Programme (QGP) has concluded its third annual summer internship, titled ‘Genome Interpretation: from Sequencing to Counselling’.

Qatar Genome Programme stage-two nears completion

Qatar Genome Programme stage-two nears completion

The Qatar Genome Programme (QGP) is likely to complete the second stage of its pilot phase around mid-2017 by sequencing another 3,000 genomes, a senior official of QGP has revealed.

Art Nouveau masterpiece abandoned in warehouse

Art Nouveau masterpiece abandoned in warehouse

An Art Nouveau facade designed by the famous Belgian architect Victor Horta lies greening with mould and covered in trash in a Brussels warehouse, forgotten only five years after it was last exhibited to the public.

Record will soon be Rooney’s: Hodgson

Record will soon be Rooney’s: Hodgson

Roy Hodgson left Wayne Rooney hanging after he equalled Bobby Charlton’s England scoring record in a 6-0 victory over San Marino.

Racing against time to save Bushmen paintings

Racing against time to save Bushmen paintings

Passing through a farm and following a path winding through a rocky and bushy landscape in South Africa, a visitor reaches a rock wall showing reddish and yellow images.

Xi vows ‘decisive actions’ after China suicide attack

Xi vows ‘decisive actions’ after China suicide attack

Chinese President Xi Jinping has ordered a crackdown after a stabbing spree and explosion at a railway station in the restive Muslim-majority..

Barak announces exit from politics ahead of snap polls

Barak announces exit from politics ahead of snap polls

Israel’s Defence Minister Ehud Barak, a close ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, stunned observers yesterday by announcing his retirement from politics ahead of snap elections in January.