By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In Science today, more than half a dozen short articles commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the publication of the human genome sequence.

In the first of these, National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins, who headed one of two genome sequencing efforts at the time, provided examples of cases in which genomics has been used to find genetic factors and mechanisms underlying individuals' diseases.

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