Q&A: Estonian Genome Center's Andres Metspalu on Biobanks, Arrays, and Personalized Medicine | GenomeWeb

TARTU, Estonia (GenomeWeb) ― Andres Metspalu likes to tell people that life for him began at 40. A 63-year-old professor of biotechnology at the University of Tartu in this northern European country and director of the university's Estonian Genome Center, he entered the scientific field during the waning decades of Soviet rule, when the only journal in the laboratory library was the European Journal of Biochemistry, and he and fellow scientists had to build their own instruments.

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