What’s Beyond Comparison? Function | GenomeWeb

Though the field of comparative genomics is still young, it’s maturing quickly — perhaps by necessity, as improvements in high-throughput sequencing generate reams of data with each new genome studied.

“There are a lot of different kinds of ’omics being touted,” says David Haussler at the University of California, Santa Cruz, “but genomics is still king. DNA … is going to continue to be a huge source of information.”

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