Andrew Cosgrove

Senior Editor at Genome Biology
Andrew obtained his PhD in molecular biology from the University of Dundee in 2005. He joined Genome Biology in 2009 after a post doctoral research position at the University of Sheffield investigating chromosome positioning during meiosis in yeast.

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Living in an RNA world

On Biology

The central dogma postulates that genes are first copied into messenger RNAs, which are then decoded into proteins with the help of transfer RNAs and ribosomal… Read more »


Pictures by Jon Fjeldså and adapted by Rob Davidson. CC0.
On Biology

Last week, Genome Biology published an article describing Avianbase by David Burt and colleagues. This nicely rounds off the recent collection of articles from… Read more »

Twins to win

On Biology

To mark the passing of the sun into Gemini, this month Genome Biology has published a special issue on twin studies. Not really: we just had a lot of twin… Read more »


Credit: Ward Strong, B.C. Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations.
On Biology

JBS Haldane famously remarked that the Creator appears to be inordinately fond of beetles – with over 400,000 species described, they make up over a quarter… Read more »