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Free Webinar: Towards A medically Actionable Whole Genome Sequence

Please join us on June 20, 2012 from 10am-11am PT for "Towards A Medically Actionable Whole Genome Sequence" a free webinar with:

  • Grant Campany - Senior Director, Archon Genomics X Prize presented by Express Scripts
  • Justin H. Johnson - PhD Director of Bioionformatics, EdgeBio
  • Marc Salit - PhD Group Leader, Biochemical Science Multiplexed Bimolecular Science, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • Moderated by Kevin Davies - PhD editor in chief of Bio-IT World

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One of the most thought-provoking talks given at the Personal Genomes meeting this weekend was given by Hank Greely of Stanford University. It was a talk that focused on what to do with the onslaught of information that is coming as whole genome sequencing becomes more affordable. I will not go into detail on his talk (I am sure the talk was “tweeted” in real-time), rather, I’d like to focus on one part of the talk and that relates to “who will pay for all of this sequencing?”

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