The complete sequence of a human genome

The complete sequence of a human genome

 Abstract In 2001, Celera Genomics and the International Human Genome Sequencing Consortium published their initial drafts of the human genome, which revolutionized the field of genomics. While these drafts and the updates that followed effectively covered the...
When DNA Research Doesn’t Benefit All of Us

When DNA Research Doesn’t Benefit All of Us

(Illustration by Maiken Scott) The Pulse, WHYY | May 21, 2021 There’s long been an idea that sharing our DNA for research benefits the greater good — that it leads to new insights, new medications, and new discoveries. In humans, 99.9% of DNA is the same. It’s the...
The Human Genome Project: 20 Years Later

The Human Genome Project: 20 Years Later

The Agenda with Steve PaikinEpisode:The Human Genome Project at 20Aired: Mar 01, 2021 In February 2001, after a remarkable global effort, the Human Genome Project published its first draft in an effort to map the 3 billion big pairs of our entire genome. That was...