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  • Welcome to Genomics History Week

    15/07/2014

    With the first section of the papers of geneticist John Sulston now catalogued and the recent addition of the digitised Alan Coulson papers online at Codebreakers: Makers of Modern Genetics, we’ve decided to make this Genomics History Week at the… Continue reading

  • Digitising the archives: the Wellcome Library approach

    02/02/2010

    Like most research libraries and archives repositories, the Wellcome Library is currently planning to digitise quantities of its unique holdings and provide remote access to the digitised content over the Web. Among the many challenges that such plans present, perhaps… Continue reading

  • What does a genome look like?

    18/07/2014

    The human genome has been described in many ways: ‘the book of life’, a set of instructions, a language to be decoded. For many scientists it is a huge data set to be collected and analysed. Besides the metaphors associated… Continue reading

  • Alan Coulson’s Science of Collaboration

    17/07/2014

    The Alan Coulson papers (PP/COU) have recently been made available online as part of Codebreakers: Makers of Modern Genetics. This means that the Coulson archive has the honour of being the first collection to be digitised straight from cataloguing and… Continue reading

  • John Sulston: a pioneer of genomics

    16/07/2014

    The first of three sections of the John Sulston archive (PP/SUL) is now available. Section A focuses on Sulston’s Nobel Prize-winning work on the nematode worm Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans). His findings had a profound impact on genetic and genomic research… Continue reading