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The Future Of Medical Science May Look Like The ‘Odyssey’

In 2009, a Standard professor and his team were the first to interpret a human genome. Now his research is one of the leading ways medicine can combat genetic disorders.


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Dr. Euan Angus Ashley, the author of The Genome Odyssey, was the first to analyze a complete genome. We discuss his work and how the future of genome sequencing can pave the way for medical breakthroughs.

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