The $100 Genome: Implications for the DoD
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Rapid advances in DNA sequencing and other technologies are ushering in an era of personal genomics. Soon it will be possible for every individual to have access to the complete DNA sequence of his or her genome for a modest cost. This development, coupled with the improving ability to predict how genetic variation affects susceptibility to disease, response to medical treatment, and other important phenotypes. will have a transformative effect on health care. This will be far reaching in civilian medical practice, and it could be used in the assessment of personnel at all stages of their military service.
- Genetic Engineering and Molecular Biology
- Medicine and Medical Research
- Military Forces and Organizations