The Postgenomic Moment

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N/A

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2011

Joining "postgenomic" assessments of the genome projects, this seminar examines the history and contemporary practice of genomics from a multidisciplinary perspective. Topics include the role of technology, government funding, private industry, and race, gender, and nationality in the historical development of genomics; the ways in which genomic research challenges traditional conceptions of biology and science; and the implications of emerging trends such as direct-to-consumer genomics and whole-genome sequencing.

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