personal genomics

Researchers “Unzip” Their Genomes For The Public Good

October 12, 2010
A number of bloggers and researchers stand out in terms of their passion for personal genomics and in-depth coverage of this nascent industry. Many of them share 23andMe’s view that...
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Letter from Committee on Energy and Commerce

May 19, 2010
Today 23andMe received a letter from the  Committee on Energy and Commerce of the  United States House of Representatives  asking that along with Navigenics and Pathway Genomics, we provide information...
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Leading Geneticist Spells Out the Promise of Personal Genomics

December 12, 2008
As the director of Britain’s Wellcome Trust Center for Human Genetics, Peter Donnelly oversees research that provides vital raw material for the 23andMe Personal Genome Serviceâ„¢ – specifically, correlations between...
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Fuhgetabouddit! Notes from Long Island, the Frontier of Personal Genomics (This Weekend)

October 11, 2008
The structure of DNA was first publicly described 55 years ago at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) on Long Island in New York by James Watson. Thursday night, the now...
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The Rest of the Iceberg

August 19, 2008
In a recent post we used an analysis of Craig Venter’s genome to illustrate how much has yet to be learned about the relationship between genetic variation and health-related traits....
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The Path to Personalized Healthcare in Step with Regulatory Oversight

July 06, 2008
The California Department of Public Health has made headlines in the past few weeks with its effort to rein in direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies. We were one of 13 companies...
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