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Welcome to the golden age of the genome

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University of Texas at San Antonio

Whole genome sequencing is now becoming cheap enough that doctors will be able to order it for everyone if they want. That could lead to truly personalized medicine. But it could be even bigger than that.

In this episode, host Bonnie Petrie visits the Genomics Core laboratory at the University of Texas at San Antonio and speaks with lab manager Sean Vargas.

Then, she explores what what this could mean for researchers working on treatments for a variety of conditions and diseases that impact millions of people around the world today.

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