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Video Short: Personal Genome Project

Learn why George Church of Harvard Medical School hopes to recruit 100,000 people and sequence all of their DNA.
Topic: Body + BrainBody & BrainBrand: NOVA ScienceNOWNOVA ScienceNOW

Program Description

The Personal Genome Project, spearheaded by George Church of Harvard's Center for Computational Genetics, aims to recruit 100,000 people willing to offer up their DNA and personal life histories. It's all in an effort to further knowledge of human genetics and why we get—or don't get—diseases.