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India Could be the most Interesting Country for Genome Studies: Eric Lander

Sun, 2015-03-01 12:04
CHENNAI: With India’s diversity across the country, possession of the genomic information of India could make it the most interesting country for scientists to study, said scientist Eric Lander, one of the principal leaders of the Human Genome Project.

South India critical in identifying disease-causing genes: Lander

Fri, 2015-02-27 18:15
Lander, one of the principal leaders of the Human Genome Project that has mapped over 3 billion bases (letters) of the human genetic code. He was delivering a lecture on ‘The human genome and beyond: A 35-year journey of genomic medicine’ as part of ...

A Brief History of the Human Genome Project

Fri, 2015-02-27 10:21
This chapter summarizes human genetics and its history with simple descriptions of modes of inheritance using the commonly-used terms from the genetic literature. It also describes current efforts to create genetic maps and to sequence the 3 billion bases ...

A Brief History of the Human Genome Project

Fri, 2015-02-27 10:21
This chapter summarizes human genetics and its history with simple descriptions of modes of inheritance using the commonly-used terms from the genetic literature. It also describes current efforts to create genetic maps and to sequence the 3 billion bases ...

South India critical in identifying disease-causing genes: Lander

Fri, 2015-02-27 04:30
Lander, one of the principal leaders of the Human Genome Project that has mapped over 3 billion bases (letters) of the human genetic code. He was delivering a lecture on ‘The human genome and beyond: A 35-year journey of genomic medicine’ as part of ...

South Coast native receives prestigious award for scientific contributions

Thu, 2015-02-26 07:05
He is also responsible for developing fundamental mathematical models for planning and conducting genome projects including the Human Genome Project. His leadership was singled out as central to the establishment of bioinformatics as a discipline and as a ...

‘The real genome project needs countries to share information’

Thu, 2015-02-26 04:17
Eric S Lander, one of the principal leaders of the Human Genome Project, a massive international research exercise that mapped the entire human genetic code in 2003, said on Wednesday that the “real genome project” is about studying huge samples of ...

DNA Sequencing Technologies Key to the Human Genome Project

Wed, 2015-02-25 15:58
Thanks to the Human Genome Project, researchers have sequenced all 3.2 billion base pairs in the human genome. How did researchers complete this chromosome map years ahead of schedule? The approach used by the members of the IHGSC was called the ...

DNA Sequencing Technologies Key to the Human Genome Project

Wed, 2015-02-25 15:58
Thanks to the Human Genome Project, researchers have sequenced all 3.2 billion base pairs in the human genome. How did researchers complete this chromosome map years ahead of schedule? The approach used by the members of the IHGSC was called the ...

DNA Sequencing Technologies Key to the Human Genome Project

Wed, 2015-02-25 15:58
Thanks to the Human Genome Project, researchers have sequenced all 3.2 billion base pairs in the human genome. How did researchers complete this chromosome map years ahead of schedule? The approach used by the members of the IHGSC was called the ...

FRONTLINE CANCER: Welcome to the biggest decade of discovery in medical history

Wed, 2015-02-25 15:29
NIH director Francis Collins, who led the game-changing Human Genome Project, and NCI director Harold Varmus, also a former NIH head and a Nobel laureate for his cancer research, could not agree more. Writing in the New England Journal of Medicine ...

Scientist: India has resources key for genome research

Wed, 2015-02-25 11:26
It is the single-most interesting country for any geneticist," said Lander, the brain behind the Human Genome Project and co-chair of US President Barack Obama's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. He said some research had been done in India ...

A conversation about using genetics to advance cardiovascular medicine

Wed, 2015-02-25 09:52
Switching gears to talk more generally about the field of cardiovascular medicine: What has the field gained from the Human Genome Project? The Human Genome Project provided a “roadmap,” or the foundation, for all studies that have come since then.

Google Ventures Founder: 'The Future Will Be Awesome and Free... If Everyone Is Included'

Wed, 2015-02-25 09:22
Examples: Penicillin and the Human Genome project were used to illustrate the value of such exponential breakthroughs. Penicillin would be priceless in a world without ways to fight infection. The Human Genome project continues that work into the 21st ...

Future of genomic medicine depends on sharing information: Eric Lander

Wed, 2015-02-25 06:23
Eric S. Lander, one of the principal leaders of the Human Genome Project that mapped the entire human genetic code in 2003, said on Wednesday that the “real genome project” is about studying huge samples of genomic data to identify disease genes.

Future of genomic medicine depends on sharing information: Eric Lander

Wed, 2015-02-25 06:23
Eric S. Lander, one of the principal leaders of the Human Genome Project that mapped the entire human genetic code in 2003, said on Wednesday that the “real genome project” is about studying huge samples of genomic data to identify disease genes.

‘The real genome project needs countries to share information’

Wed, 2015-02-25 03:42
Eric S Lander, one of the principal leaders of the Human Genome Project, a massive international research exercise that mapped the entire human genetic code in 2003, said on Wednesday that the “real genome project” is about studying huge samples of ...

‘India should be a model for genetic research’

Tue, 2015-02-24 06:16
What had taken scientists of the Human Genome Project 13 years and $3 billion to achieve can be done today for $3,000. With thousands of human genomes now sequenced, one of the principal leaders of the Human Genome Project, Eric S. Lander, says that in ...

A Brief History of the Human Genome Project

Tue, 2015-02-24 00:24
This chapter summarizes human genetics and its history with simple descriptions of modes of inheritance using the commonly-used terms from the genetic literature. It also describes current efforts to create genetic maps and to sequence the 3 billion bases ...

From the first human genome, to a “great library of life”

Mon, 2015-02-23 11:50
Geneticist Eric S. Lander, one of the principal leaders of the Human Genome Project that mapped the entire human genome in 2003, offered a rare glimpse into the genetic “library of life” being created by a global community of scientists. This veritable ...


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