By Andrea Anderson

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A decade after first sequencing the human genome, researchers are taking stock of the progress made in genomics and the challenges that remain.

"There were a lot of pretty wild statements in 2000 about how this was going to revolutionize medicine overnight," National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins told GenomeWeb Daily News.

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