Family Genomics

Research Mission
To generate knowledge, connections, and expertise on the role of genetics in neuropsychiatric and neurodevelopmental conditions

Circadian rhythms and family genomics research area


Population genetics and human health research area family genomics

Population genetics and human health

Autism genomics in families research area

Autism genomics

Family Genomics Research Group's News

We have published the first stop-motion video of our new series called

An illustrated exploration of the genomics of autism.’


To view this video and for more news posts please visit our engagement page

  • Twitter

Follow Research Group Lead and Associate Professor, Dr Lorna Lopez, on twitter to keep up-to-date with our research group. 

Latest publication

Brief Report: Evaluating the Diagnostic Yield of Commercial Gene Panels in Autism

This newly published research paper by Ní Ghrálaigh et al evaluates the limitations and topical knowledge of marketed applications for autism diagnostics. They discuss the deficiency of standardized curation of gene-condition relationships in current genetic research studies of autism. To read more about their conclusions about the clinical utility of these gene panels, please read this research article. 

To read this entire article and to review more of our recent publications, please follow the link below.