Sequencing my genome

We’ve come a long way since the Human Genome Project. This effort to sequence the human genome for the first time was a tremendous achievement that lasted 13 (ish) years and cost $3 billion dollars. Thanks to this pioneering work and major advancements over the years it’s now possible to get your own genome sequenced for $300 in a few months. That’s a 10,000x decrease in cost! If the price of homes decreased at a similar rate since 1990, the median home would cost $7....

October 8, 2021 · 4 min · Peter Boone  · Source