Recent articles and government statements from the UK have touted the UK’s sequencing capabilities as ‘world-leading’. How accurate is this claim and if it is so, why is sequencing so important to the UK? Genomics and sequencing in the UK are a source of national pride and rightly so. Rosalind Franklin produced Photo 51 – an x-ray diffraction image of DNA – at King’s College London (London, UK) and it was this work that enabled Watson and Crick to identify the structure of DNA at Cambridge University (Cambridge, UK). Since this time, the UK’s impact on and involvement in the...
To view this content, please register now for access
Become a member of BioTechniques for FREE to receive:
- Exclusive access to educational videos, eBooks and insights into top BioTechniques journal articles
- The latest news delivered straight to your inbox when you want it
- Personalized recommendations for the latest member-exclusive podcasts, interviews and expert opinions
- Priority registration to webinars, panel discussions and events
- Access to competitions and journal publication discounts, including 10% off open access fees when you sign up today!