CNGB: China National Gene Bank

Unbeknownst to me I’ve been skyping with a collaborator who has been working from this location. SCMP: China opens first national gene bank, aiming to house hundreds of millions of samples China’s first national gene bank, claimed to be the largest of its kind in the world, officially opened on Thursday to store and carry …

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The Gene Factory (New Yorker)

  LETTER FROM SHENZHEN: THE GENE FACTORY A Chinese firm’s bid to crack hunger, illness, evolution—and the genetics of human intelligence. BY MICHAEL SPECTER A well-balanced article about BGI in the New Yorker. I am misquoted about our current ability to predict height from genomic information, despite an hour on the phone with the Harvard-educated …

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