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Testing DTC Genomic Testing I

Now that we’ve all gotten over the shock of being able to order a genetic test through Amazon.com, we can begin to actually ask some useful questions about DTC genomic testing and its utility.  Not much is really known about … Continue reading






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Genome Hacking

How genetic information will flow and be used is of interest to me in this environment of ever-cheaper and ever more rapid DNA sequencing.  What used to be fairly privileged, esoteric information is rapidly becoming a commodity item.  How will … Continue reading






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DTC Genomic Testing Meets DIY Bio

Genomeweb just ran a story highlighting an article by Steven Salzberg and Mihaela Pertea on Do-It-Yourself Genetic Testing.  In the article Salzberg and Pertea demonstrate software that scans human genome sequence data for mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes.  … Continue reading






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