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Building Full Chromosomes

Big Data for Better Produce
March 10, 2020
DNA Storage
March 10, 2020

Building Full Chromosomes

The Human Genome Project-read (HGP-read)—an initiative to sequence the human genome and to improve the technology and costs associated with sequencing DNA—wrapped up in 2004. But now there’s a new initiative: the Human Genome Project-write (HGP-write). This is a synthetic biology initiative, and it’s a massive-scale collaboration to synthesize new species of microbes, plants and animals.