Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Q&A with Leroy E. Hood

This article is a Q&A with Leroy Hood. Hood pioneered the automated DNA sequencer while at Caltech in the 1980s, and more recently has he been a vocal proponent of the Human Genome Project. In this interview, Hood fields questions about the progress in the field of personal genomics, commenting upon the recent wealth of data available to people who wish to sequence themselves and the benefits of potential medical applications of this data.

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