Government Chemist case study on Pesticides

Blog - The Government Chemist role was created to help protect the public from fraud, malpractice and harm. As mentioned in its 2018 Annual Review, the Government Chemist team saw an interesting case on pesticides.

12 September 2019
Government Chemist Annual Review for 2018 published

News - The Government Chemist team, hosted at LGC, is delighted to publish its 2018 Annual Review, which provides highlights from the referee cases, advisory work and research carried out during the year

29 July 2019
Microbial profiling – unlocking the potential with metagenomic control materials

Blog - LGC scientists have shown how the development and application of control materials can assist in the interpretation of molecular microbial community profiling experiments, helping to increase the accuracy of DNA sequencing methods.

17 July 2019
LGC moves to a new office in Shanghai

News - LGC is pleased to announce the opening of new office in Shanghai, which will serve as its headquarters in China. The new office will replace the old office headquarters in Shanghai.

11 July 2019
Analysis for Innovators returns for Round 5 with the NML

News - A4I is a programme that gives UK businesses of any size access to cutting-edge RandD expertise and facilities to solve problems that they have been unable to tackle using standard technologies and techniques

02 July 2019
New measurement centre set to open in Scotland

News - Centre is being created as part of an ambitious, long-term collaboration between the University of Strathclyde and LGC

01 July 2019
What is the microbiome and how can it help?

Blog - LGC’s Denise O’Sullivan, Science Leader in Infectious Diseases within the UK National Measurement Laboratory, recently spoke with Genetic Engineering News on the latest episode of their podcast, GENcast, to discuss the role of the microbiome in human health.

25 June 2019
Informed-Sport and Informed-Choice: Testing your favorite products for banned substances

Blog - Last month, during Clean Sport Week, we showed Grenade around our labs that help keep athletes clean.

17 June 2019
Newly published multi-laboratory study provides utility and validation of the use of ctDNA reference standards

Blog - The study, “Multi-laboratory Assessment of a New Reference Material for Quality Assurance of Cell-Free Tumor DNA Measurements,” was published in The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics

04 June 2019
Genomic selection: can it accelerate livestock breeding?

Blog - In this article, we investigate how genomic selection can now provide us with genomic information of increasing complexity, which can be utilised to evaluate polygenic traits such as feed conversion ratio, and how breeders and ranchers can leverage the latest genomic tools to meet the growing global demands on protein consumption

28 May 2019