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Lee Hood at World Stem Cell Summit

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News offered some highlights from the World Stem Cell Summit, where ISB president, Dr. Lee Hood, gave today's keynote talk: “In 5 to 10 years, you will have your genomes as part of your medical records,” Leroy Hood, M.

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News offered some highlights from the World Stem Cell Summit, where ISB president, Dr. Lee Hood, gave today's keynote talk:

“In 5 to 10 years, you will have your genomes as part of your medical records,” Leroy Hood, M.D., Ph.D., Institute for Systems Biology, told attendees of the World Stem Cell Summit 2013 today, in San Diego. “Third-generation sequencing will be revolutionary,” he said in his plenary keynote “Systems Approaches to Disease and Stem Cells”; using nanopore technology it will enable sequencing of a human genome in about 15 minutes at a cost of less than $100. – GenEng News

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