“Opportunities and Challenges in Population and Medical Genomics”
Carlos Bustamante, Stanford University
The living world runs on genomic software – what Dawn Field and Neil Davies call the ‘biocode’ – the sum of all DNA on Earth. In Biocode, they tell the story of a new age of scientific discovery: the growing global effort to read and map the biocode, and what that might mean for the […]
Ting Wu’s TEDx talk on ultraconserved elements and how they could be used to address genetic conditions
George Church On The Future Of Human Genomics And Synthetic Biology
‘Eric D. Green, Director, National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) speaks on human genomics, precision medicine, and advancing human health. Introduction by Eric Schadt, Director, Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.’
‘Professor Eric Lander is one of the leaders of the Human Genome Project, and a member of US President Barack Obama’s scientific advisory panel. In an exclusive interview to NDTV, he explains how mapping the human gene has brought science to the edge of major breakthrough in the fight against cancer.’
Great interview with Craig Venter from Google’s ZeitgeistMinds series last September. “Dr. Craig Venter is known for being the first person to decipher the human genetic code. Since then, he has been hard at work creating synthetic life, ranging from creating humanized pigs that can be used for organ donation, to understanding brain health that […]
Dr Jimmy Lin’s 2014 TEDxMidAtlantic talk on rare diseases. Very inspiring!
Dr Alexander Wait Zaranek on why transparent informatics will revolutionize medicine.