My Genome Sequence

Last Reviewed 31/08/2018

Discover what your genome is and how the technology behind whole genome sequencing works. 

These short animations, aimed at young people, explain what genome sequencing is and what happens when patients have their genome sequenced. They are of relevance to patients, their parents and anyone else who wants to learn more about the world of genetics. 

The first film was developed by researchers at Great Ormond Street Hospital in March 2017, with funding from the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity.


In August 2018 the same Great Ormond Street Hospital researchers released a second film:

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