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How affordable DNA sequencing will revolutionize medicine

How affordable DNA sequencing will revolutionize medicine

Dec 8, 2010

One of the promises of the Human Genome Project, a 13-year effort completed in 2003, was that we would be able to identify genes and mutations in the genome that are related to clinical conditions [1,2]. In doing so we hoped to accomplish several tasks: 1) unravel the etiology of particular diseases and traits, 2) understand the functional role of the human...