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The problems with current genomic association studies.

There’s a nice roundup of the problems faced by current chip-based techniques to find disease-gene associations. This is the technique practiced by 23andme. Current chip-based technologies for genome-wide analysis, while having some success in identifying the lowest-hanging genetic fruit for … Continue reading

31. March 2008 by Mr. Gunn
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The Personal Genome project website is live.

The Personal Genome Project aims to collect the genetic information of 100,000 people. According to Misha Angrist, one of the first ten volunteers, the cost to them will be about $1000, and it will cover the “exome”, or the protein-coding … Continue reading

03. December 2007 by Mr. Gunn
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