Mendelspod Podcast

Mendelspod was founded in 2011 by Theral Timpson and Ayanna Monteverdi to advance life science research, connecting people and ideas. Influenced by the thinking tools developed by Eli Goldgratt, the founders bring a unique approach to media in the life sciences. With help from our advisors around the industry, Mendelspod goes beyond quick sound bites to create a space for probing conversations and deep insight into the topics and trends which shape the industry's future and therefore our future as a species.

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Keith Robison on the State of Sequencing: 2020 Edition


We speak directly with the Oracle today. It's Keith Robison, blogger at Omics Omics. Your All Knowingness, we ask, what has happened in the world of sequencing technology this year? “The companies may need a mulligan,” he quips and laughs.


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Keith Robison gives his State of Sequencing: 2020 Edition


We speak directly with the Oracle today. It's Keith Robison, blogger at Omics Omics. Your All Knowingness, we ask, what has happened in the world of sequencing technology this year? “The companies may need a mulligan,” he quips and laughs.


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Halloween with Nathan and Laura: The Spooky and Creepy of Genomics


Our October Review show is a Halloween special this year. Join us around the campfire amidst the sounds of howling wolves as Nathan, Laura, and Count Theracula recall some of their creepiest and spookiest times in the world of genomics. It's Mendelspod's own Haunted House of the Genome.


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When and Why Whole Genome Sequencing Should Be Standard of Care: Stephen Kingsmore of Rady Children’s


There’s an urgency about Stephen Kingsmore. Which is not to say he’s in a rush. He’s the CEO of the Rady’s Children’s Genomics Institute. He and his team have two world records to their name for the incredible speed of diagnosing a rare disease using whole genome sequencing. The latest is 19.5 hours. Dr. Kingsmore feels they can even shave time off that. They’re shooting for a new record of somewhere around 12 hours.


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Limited Genetic Diversity Affects Us All


Diversity’s in the news these days. It's not just political correctness. Let’s look deeper into our field at how limited diversity in genetics is affecting all of us. If you are a member of a minority population and you go into a cancer clinic seeking help, some of the genetic tests on offer may not work for you because of your ethnic background. Not only is this wrong on a social justice level. It turns out it's just bad science.


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 2020-10-22  n/a
 
 

Genetic Diversity Problem Exacerbated by PRS Testing


Diversity’s in the news these days. It's not just political correctness. Let’s look deeper into our field at how limited diversity in genetics is affecting all of us. If you are a member of a minority population and you go into a cancer clinic with breast cancer, some of the genetic tests on offer may not work for you because of your ethnic background. Not only is this wrong on a social justice level. It turns out it's just bad science.


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 2020-10-22  n/a
 
 

Limited Genetic Diversity Issue Affects Us All


Diversity’s in the news these days. It's not just political correctness. Let’s look deeper into our field at how limited diversity in genetics is affecting all of us. If you are a member of a minority population and you go into a cancer clinic with breast cancer, some of the genetic tests on offer may not work for you because of your ethnic background. Not only is this wrong on a social justice level. It turns out it's just bad science.


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 2020-10-22  n/a
 
 

Genomics England Making Significant Strides in System Built on Trust in NHS


“In an era where we look at these surveys about trust and everything’s going off the cliff, everyone still trusts the NHS. It’s so deep in the British psyche."


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 2020-10-08  n/a
 
 

September 2020 Review with Nathan and Laura: Vaccine Choice, Dwarfism, Research Volunteerism


We take a deep dive into a core genomics question that is somewhat philosophical today: “what is a disease, or disability?” This month we heard about a new experimental drug for dwarfism called vosoritide that raised questions for parents of dwarfism...


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 2020-10-02  n/a
 
 

Bob Nussbaum on the State of Genetic Testing: 2020 Edition


From a career at NIH where he was Chief of the Genetic Disease Branch to academic Chief of Medical Genetics at UCSF to his current business title of Chief Medical Officer at InVitae, Bob Nussbaum has been a central figure in the field of genetic testing. A chief among chiefs. Today he gives our State of Genetic Testing: 2020 Edition. Our approach is to ask Bob to weigh into the recent debates that have come up this past year. And they can be summarized into one question. Even one word...


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 2020-09-22  n/a