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Why I became the first person to donate my entire genome sequence to the public

04:10 EDT 13 Sep 2017 | Medical Xpress

I had my complete genome sequenced a few years ago – all six billion base pairs of it. And rather than keeping it to myself, I became the first person in the world to make it publicly available by donating it to the Personal Genome Project UK, an organisation led by academic researchers. As anyone can access the data, the public can contribute to analysing it – in collaboration with professional scientists.

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