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Genome Sequencing: Exploring the Diagnostic Promise

At the time that we completed a draft of the 3 billion letters of the human genome about a decade ago, it would have cost about $100 million to sequence a second human genome. 931 more words


Image of the week: King Richard III

This week’s image is of one of the oldest surviving portraits of King Richard III. It’s also the most accurate. How do we know? Because, after almost two years of cloak-and-dagger secrecy, a research team from the University of Leicester have… 319 more words


Real-time genome sequencing helps control hospital outbreak

(BioMed Central 19 November 2014) Pioneering use of whole genome sequencing in real time to help control a hospital outbreak is reported in an article published in the open access journal Genome Medicine. 31 more words

Clinical Pathology

Leadership issues in Health

GLF 2014 participant Tamara Rohrlach reflects on Seminar 15 of the Governor’s Leadership Foundation (GLF) program, which focused on Leadership Issues in Health. Throughout the year various GLF participants will contribute to a series of blog posts about their experiences and insights of the GLF program. 914 more words


MYSTERY REVEALED: identity of the high profile, Vancouver biomedical mogul, 1st in world to get gene sequencing for cancer Rx

Nov. 3/2014  Update to Readers: The gala mentioned in my article below raised a whopping $5 million, including a $1.5 million donation from the Rix Family Foundation, in memory of Dr. 2,108 more words


Gene laws: Queensland considers discrimination protection from genetic tests

ABC News | 7.30 Qld Elise Worthington, Eric Tlozek 25 October 2014

Queensland could become the first state in Australia to protect people from future discrimination if they get a genetic test. 65 more words

Leadership / Management

Can DNA sequencing bring extinct species back to life?

WATCH ABOVE: A preview for 16×9’s “Resurrecting Species.”

Ben Novak is nothing if not relentless. When people told him he’s taken on an impossible task, he evoked Thomas Edison. 976 more words