London Genomics Network

Connecting and supporting genomics scientists in London and beyond

About us

We aim to promote interactions between London based laboratories engaged in genomics research.  


The London Genomics Network is formed of 17 genomics facilities operating in 8 academic institutions around London.


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Official Launch of the London Genomics Network

Official Launch of the London Genomics Network

The London Genomics Network (LGN) is being officially launched at the London NGS Symposium organised at the Crick on 24th May 2022. Born from the vision of the heads and deputies of local genomics facilities, the LGN started in 2019 as a forum of discussion where its...

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Bye bye HiSeq!

Bye bye HiSeq!

Today Illumina has confirmed that they will stop taking order for consumables of HiSeq instruments in November of this year. Launched in 2009, the HiSeq platform was a game changer, bringing for the first time "the cost of sequencing a human genome below $10,000". The...

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Upcoming events

Spatial Biology UK 2023

Date: April 25, 2023
All-day event
Location: Novotel London West, Hammersmith, London

This 2-day event (25th-26th April 2023) explores the application of spatial technologies in biology through to topical updates from spatial genomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics and spatial bioinformatics.

London Calling 2023

Date: May 17, 2023
All-day event
Location: Old Billingsgate, London

Three days (17th-19th May) annual conference of Oxford Nanotring Technologies.

London NGS Symposium

Date: May 24, 2023
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: QMUL Graduate Centre

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Our annual meeting returns in May and will be hosted by QMUL Genome Centre. More details to follow

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