AstraZeneca commits ‘hundreds of millions’ to sequencing genomes of 2M people over the next 10 years — TechCrunch

Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca today unveiled a ten-year project to sequence the genomes of two million people — with top-tier medical and tech partnerships and a nine-figure price tag. The resulting database would be the largest of its kind, and would be used to hunt rare genes that may contribute to diseases. AstraZeneca is dipping into…

via AstraZeneca commits ‘hundreds of millions’ to sequencing genomes of 2M people over the next 10 years — TechCrunch

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