The genetics of individuals: why would a mutation kill me, but not you?

author: Ben Lehner, Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG)
published: Oct. 23, 2012,   recorded: September 2012,   views: 2894

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To what extent is it possible to predict the phenotypic differences among individuals from their completely sequenced genomes? We use model organisms (yeast, worms) to understand when you can, and why you cannot, predict the biology of an individual from their genome sequence.

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