In Bid to Grow Enrollment, PGP Issues Entrance Exam to Ensure Genetics Literacy of Participants | GenomeWeb

Aiming to increase enrollment in the Personal Genome Project from its current 10 participants to 100 by this summer, Harvard Medical School's Institutional Review Board will administer an entrance exam to ensure recruits come into the project with basic genetic literacy.

"In prior years, all volunteers were requested by the HMS IRB to have a master's level degree or equivalent training in genetics," Jason Bobe, director of community for the PGP, told Pharmacogenomics Reporter by e-mail this week.

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