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 16 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

2024 London Genomics Network Symposium

Date: June 5, 2024
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Sir Alexander Fleming Building, Imperial College London, South Kensington, London, SW7 2AZ

In partnership with New England Biolabs, the London Genomics Network is hosting its annual meeting this year at Imperial College. A full day of talks by London scientists to showcase how genomics research and technolgy development lead to scientific discoveries.

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