Misha Angrist, science editor at the Duke University Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy, is one of the first 10 subjects chosen for George Church's Personal Genome Project. Dubbing himself "Genome Boy," Angrist has taken it upon himself to blog the process, starting off with why he chose to volunteer. (He says getting to work with George was definitely part of it. Hey, if GTO could hang out with George Church all day, we'd be getting our collective genome sequenced, too.)

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