The center has been established within UCSD's health sciences arm, which includes the
"Our next step will be to raise money via grant writing, as well as by seeking philanthropy from the community," Wynshaw-Boris told GenomeWeb News.
The center will be housed on a floor of new building being constructed for the
Joining Wynshaw-Boris are co-directors Daniel O' Connor, UCSD professor of medicine, and Nicholas Schork, UCSD professor of psychiatry and biostatistics.
The overarching mission of the center, according to an official statement, will be to "translate the promise offered by knowledge of the human genome into new medical tools for diagnosis and treatment geared to each individual's specific genetic makeup."