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Bringing Genetics Home.

08:00 EDT 21st March 2019 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Bringing Genetics Home."

The promise of human genetics and genomics is nothing less than a fully tailored life, starting with medical treatments, diets, and preventative care all styled around a single genome. There's a lighter side as well where consumer genomics companies are helping people understand themselves and their families. Lara Szewczak spoke with Catherine Ball, Chief Scientific Officer at Ancestry, about the science of consumer genomics and what it might mean for an individual to take charge of their own sequence. Excerpts from this conversation are presented below, and the full conversation is available with the article online.

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Name: Cell
ISSN: 1097-4172
Pages: 20-23

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