Iceland may have garnered fame as the first home of population genomics, but oddly enough, the US is gaining ground. Americans clearly are not the most homogeneous group in the world, but a large healthcare center in Wisconsin is betting that the state’s population is stable enough to support a major US genotyping effort. In July, the Marshfield Clinic, the administrator for what it calls its Personalized Medicine Research Project, logged its 10,000th DNA donor.

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