Welcome to the Genome (häftad)
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Welcome to the Genome (häftad)

Welcome to the Genome

A User's Guide to the Genetic Past, Present, and Future

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This volume offers readers an opportunity to learn about how genomes are sequenced, what discoveries have so far come out of this scientific revolution, and about the ethical dimensions of this advancing technology. The revised edition focuses on the new advances in genome technology and builds upon the strong basic biological format that was established in the original publication. It also takes advantage of the recent major advances in genome level sequencing and analysis to demonstrate the vast increase in biological knowledge over the past decade.
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Dr. Rob DeSalle is a curator in the Comparative Genomics Institute and the Department of Entomology at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. He is also Editor-in-Chief for mtDNA, and has served as an associate editor for Conservation Genetics, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Bioassays, and the Journal of Heredity. Prior to his work with the Natural History Museum, Dr. DeSalle taught in the Biology Department at Yale University. Dr. Michael Yudell is Professor and Chair of the Department of Community Health and Prevention at the Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University, and works at the intersection of public health, history, and ethics. Yudell is currently Chair of the Pennsylvania Secretary of Health's Newborn Screening and Follow-up Technical Advisory Board.


Foreward: Still, The Genomic Revolution ix Acknowledgments xi Introduction: Welcome Back to the Genome xiii 1 From Mendel to Molecules 1 2 The Building Blocks of Gene Sequencing 31 3 Sequencing the Genome 47 4 The Next Generation 65 5 Making the Genome Safe 81 6 The Meanings of Genetic Diversity: Part I 121 7 The Meanings of Genetic Diversity: Part II 143 8 The Tree of Life: 4 Billion Years of Divergence 161 9 Sequencing the Small and Infamous: A Look at Metagenomics and Microbiomes 195 10 The World to Come: Agriculture 213 Conclusion: Don't Believe the Hype (Including Ours) 245 Index 249