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Cracking Your Genetic Code 

Those in the know contend that soon gene sequencing will be cheap enough that anyone can have their genome deciphered. This program shows how confusing this knowledge can be as people ... See full summary »

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Himself - Narrator
Nathaniel Pearson ...
Himself - Knome, Inc.
Francis Collins ...
Himself - Director, NIH
Joe Beery ...
Himself - Noah and Alexis Beery's Father
Jay Adelson ...
Himself - 23andMe, Inc. Client
Rudolph Tanzi ...
Himself - Massachusetts General Hospital
Gregory Stock ...
Himself - Author, Biophysicist
Catherine Elton ...
Herself - Journalist
Paula Schmitz ...
Herself - Mother of Andrew Schmitz
Sheetal Vora ...
Herself - Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Howard Jacob ...
Himself - Medical College of Wisconsin
Eric Lander ...
Himself - Broad Institude of MIT and Harvard
Anne Wojcicki ...
Herself - Co-founder, 23andMe, Inc.
Jonathan Rothberg ...
Himself - Inventor, Next Gen Sequencing
Tom Murray ...
Himself - The Hastings Center
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Those in the know contend that soon gene sequencing will be cheap enough that anyone can have their genome deciphered. This program shows how confusing this knowledge can be as people struggle with how to chart their lives and protect their privacy. But it is also leading to promising treatments for previously intractable diseases and patients with mysterious illnesses. Written by David Foss

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28 March 2012 (USA)  »

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