British Science Association:Tayside & Fife Branch: Prof. Colin Palmer lecture Wed 21st Feb
The Human Genome Project: Where are we now?
Professor Colin Palmer, Ninewells Hospital & Medical School
Wednesday 21 February, 7 pm
D’Arcy Thompson Lecture Theatre, Tower Building, Dundee University
In 2000 the sequence of the human genome was revealed. However this was just the beginning of the story. The past 18 years has seen an explosion in research into how this sequence works and how differences in the sequence seen between individuals influences all aspects of health and disease. Is precision medicine now an achievable goal?