2018.01.26 | Research news

Science paper on the Nature of Nurture

Bjarni Vilhjalmsson from BiRC has contributed to a new paper in Science that shows how parental genotypes affect the phenotypes of the children, even those genes that are not transmitted. Read the paper here or a feature on it by Carl Zimmer at New York Times

cover suggestion for Nature article (Illustration: Astrid Reitzel)

2018.01.05 | Research news

Danish pan genome paper pronounced most significant Danish research 2017 by

The readers of has voted the Danish pan genome study to be the most significant Danish research result in 2017. The main project, published in Nature July 2017 (, is a major Danish collaboration where researchers from BiRC played a very central part. The assembly and analysis of the 150…