Episode 76

EP 76: The UK Biobank Whole Genome Sequencing Project: building the future of genomics research with Dr Mark Effingham, Dr Kári Stefánsson and Professor Marylyn Ritchie

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This week Patrick is joined by three pioneering guests united by one ground-breaking project: the UK BioBank’s Whole Genome Sequencing Project. Dr Mark Effingham, Deputy CEO of UK Biobank; Dr Kári Stefánsson, Founder and CEO of deCODE Genetics, and Professor Marylyn Ritchie, University of Pennsylvania, discuss the goals of the collaboration, it’s challenges, and the potential it has to change the future of genomics research.