At OSU Conference, Hood Touts Family Sequencing as Way Forward for Personal Genomics | GenomeWeb

By Turna Ray

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The future of personal genomics, according to Leroy Hood, is not in randomly sequencing individuals, but sequencing the genomes of entire families.

“Sequencing families is the key,” Hood, president of the Institute for Systems Biology, said at a conference hosted by Ohio State University's Center for Personalized Healthcare this week.

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