Whole Genome Sequencing in Cancer Research

Whole genome sequencing is being used to further cancer research and find treatments that are more effective and individualized. Learn more!

Using Whole Genome Sequencing to Diagnose Disease

Whole genome sequencing shows exciting promise as a tool for diagnosing conditions. Learn more!

Thanksgiving is Family Health History Day!

Learn more about family health history tools for providers and families that are improving preventive care and treatment.

#GreatChallenges A Discussion on Genomics & Medicine

TEDMed hosted an online discussion with Dr. Eric Green, Director of the National Human Genome Research Institute, and several other leading experts on genome research, ethics, and genomics use in patient care. Click here to watch!

The Human Genome Project: Then and Now

The Human Genome Project was a remarkable feat in the world of genetics.  How did it happen and how is it shaping genetic research today?

Behind the Sequence

What exactly is a whole genome sequence?  This blog post goes behind the sequence to explain what scientists are looking at when they sequence a genome and how they can use the information.

Let's Talk About Whole Genome Sequencing!

Through the end of December, the Genes in Life will be putting the spotlight on whole genome sequencing! Keep coming back for blog posts on science, technology, and everything in between.

Considering Carrier Screening

You might be at risk for passing on certain rare genetic conditions to your children based on your ethnic background. Learn more about carrier screening and what you can do!

Screening Saves Lives!

There are currently two million people in the world with one of three life threatening genetic diseases, and we have a screening method that can help save these lives!

Your Genes Are Not Your Fate

Your family health history and a few simple lifestyle changes can make a world of difference to your health.

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