Here Is a Human Being: At the Dawn of Personal Genomics By Misha Angrist (2010) This book has affected me both personally and professionally. In 2007 Misha Angrist, a genetics professor, became the fourth person to have his entire genome decoded and shared publicly, as part of Harvard's Personal Genome Project (PGP). This ambitious program seeks to improve the scientific understanding of genetics through the creation of a publicly accessible database of 100,000 volunteers' entire genomes and medical information. In this book, Angrist shares his personal story, why he joined the study, and what he learned through the experience.…
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