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DNA, Eh – Canadian Genome Project in the News
December 19, 2012
You’ve got to love the lead sentence of the Daily Globe and Mail story about the launch of a Canadian Genome Project: “Jill Davies is Canuck One.” Ms. Davies is...
Noninvasive Sequencing of a Human Fetus
November 26, 2012
The story first broke in the summer of 2012 – two separate research groups, one from the University of Washington and the other from Stanford, announced within weeks of each...
23andMe Moves into the World of Sequencing
November 02, 2012
(Editor’s note: Here is a link to Eoghan’s poster presented at ASHG.) People often use the terms “genotyping” and “sequencing” interchangeably, but they are quite different ways of approaching genetic...
Highlighting 23andMe Research at ASHG 2012
July 29, 2012
Team 23andMe will again have a strong presence at the annual meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics. We’ve been at this gathering of geneticists and those interested in...
Listening to Leroy Hood
November 28, 2011
When Dr. Leroy Hood talks there’s a reason a lot of people in the fields of medicine, biology and genetics listen. Beyond his pioneering work in developing automated gene sequencing,...
Southern African Genomes Sequenced
February 18, 2010
Group of hunters from the Ju/’hoansi tribe in the Namibian Bush/ Stephan C. Schuster Researchers from Penn State University, the University of New South Wales in Australia, and the Baylor...
My Mind Has Been Blown By Genome Sequencing
November 13, 2008
When I was 12 years old I did my first Punnett square and decided that genetics was absolutely, most definitely the coolest thing ever. When I was 13 years old...
Which Would You Rather Have? Your Genome or a Bentley?
March 04, 2008
This car costs less than a human genome sequence — but not for long. A story in the weekly science section of today’s New York Times profiles the first customer...
Fireworks on the Beach: AGBT Marco Island 2008
February 11, 2008
There were fireworks on the beach at Marco Island, Fla., Thursday night, where 575 genome experts had gathered to discuss serious progress in genomics at the annual Advances in Genome...