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HGP 30th Anniversary Video Testimonials

Evan Eichler

Evan Eichler, Professor of Genome Sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine, summarizes three takeaways from Human Genome Project: (1) Changing the way the geneticists do science (from working in small labs to consortiums); (2) Shifting the focus on a single gene to the entire genome; and (3) Bringing awareness to the complexity of genetic variation