If You Build It ... Well, Then You've Got to Convince Them to Come | GenomeWeb

At his Personal Genome blog, Jason Bobe has a post on what it's going to take to make people willing to get their genome sequenced and then share the data. His "roadmap to willingness" has three parts: to succeed, he writes, "personal genomics needs to be cheap (feasible), useful (desirable), and safe (viable)." Where all three of those components can be found together, he says, there's a good chance for personal genomics to take off.

 

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