National Academies advisory: Genomics Revolution Conference summary

Last November the National Academies Keck Futures Initiative held a conference at which researchers from many fields gathered to participate in a series of working groups to develop new methods to identify, diagnose and treat infectious disease using biotechnology and genomics. THE GENOMICS REVOLUTION: IMPLICATIONS FOR TREATMENT AND CONTROL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASE, a summary of the conference, explores nine challenges in this area and possible solutions to them.

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A PDF of the book will be available to reporters for immediate release starting at 9 a.m. EDT on April 10. The book also will be on the web at http://fermat.nap.edu/catalog/11615.html. To obtain a copy of the book, contact Marty Perreault, National Academies Keck Futures Initiative, at tel. 949-387-5783 or e-mail mperreault@nas.edu.

For more information about the conference, visit: http://www.keckfutures.org/genomics.


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