Rebranding this blog to Personal Genomics.Zone: new mission and values!
DNA sequencing of my relative who passed away 4 years ago.
Why is not personal genomics having a tangible effect in the health of the normal population? Read here why.
Genome blogging refers to the sharing of experiences, results and data relative to a person’s genome. Normally, the information shared belongs to the blogger him/herself, but at times it belongs to other people (related or not) who provide their explicit consent to share personal data and views. Genome […]
Genomics is transforming the way we do health and even the way we will live our life. It is thus high time for this “personal” blog to focus even more on the technological, ethical, social and scientific challenges upon us. My personal blog started in 2008, as a […]
In this interview I talk about the current understanding of our personal genomes, my work at Repositive and my recently published book ‘Perfect DNA’.
I am doubly privileged to give two presentations at the Festival of Genomics London on January 31st. 12.25-12.50 – A family experience with open-access personal genomics Track: Whose genome is it anyway Venue: Theatre 4 Here I will be exploring the current boundaries by which an ordinary family […]
The way I understand Personal Genomics is when one sequences/genotypes his/her genome outside of the clinical setting, usually using direct-to-consumer genetic test providers. The usefulness of personal genomics data is being disputed among clinicians when applied to healthy individuals, that is, individuals that are not affected by a […]
With great pride I am happy to announce that the Perfect DNA book is now available on sale on Kindle. For all of you based in the Cambridge area, we will be celebrating the launch of the Kindle version of the book at the Cambridge Social Ventures Christmas party tonight […]
This time it has caught me by surprise and to me is probably the greatest recognition of my work to date. By chance, a colleague of mine, Katie, was learning about the Human Genome, using the Wikipedia entry about it. To her surprise (and mine) she asked me whether some […]