• The risks of using unapproved gene symbols

    Does it really matter if researchers choose to use their favourite aliases to refer to genes in their manuscripts instead of using their HGNC approved symbols? Sadly, the use of unapproved aliases can not only cause confusion and wasted experiments in the laboratory, but even more worryingly, confusion in [Read more]

  • Stability in the time of COVID-19

    Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), an ongoing pandemic caused by a new form of coronavirus known as SARS-CoV-2 (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2), has dominated the news for the past 18 months and still influences our lives in many aspects.

    International research on COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2 molecular biology is [Read more]

  • Summer newsletter 2021

    Dinas Dinlle beach, Wales

    Welcome to Liora!

    We are delighted to introduce our new curator, Liora Vilmovsky, who has joined us to work primarily on our project to stabilise symbols for clinically relevant genes. You can read Liora’s post on our blog site to learn [Read more]