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Genetics Update

Only Available in Archive Formats.
Genetics Update

Genetics Update

Genetics Update

Only Available in Archive Formats.

It seems that hardly a day goes by when we don't hear about a discovery in the field of genetics, whether it's the isolation of a disease-causing gene or progress made in mapping all the genes in the human body. In this hour of Science Friday, we'll look at some of the latest achievements in genetics research, and talk about what questions still need to be answered. Guests: Robert Waterston James S. McDonnell Professor of Genetics Head, Department of Genetics Director, Genome Sequencing Center Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis, Missouri David Lipman Director, National Center for Biotechnology Information National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health Bethesda, Maryland Roger Brent Associate Professor of Genetics Harvard Medical School Department of Molecular Biology Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, Massachusetts Listeners call in