“Genomic medical plan”: DNA sequencing soon for all French?

“Genomic medical plan”: DNA sequencing soon for all French?

On June 22, 2016, the French Health Minister, Marisol Touraine announced the launch of the program “Genomic Medical Plan”, which consists in investing 670 million euros in 5 years to equip France with 12 platforms of high speed gene sequencing (to analyze DNA). A...
« The human genome is part of ‘humanity’s heritage’ »

« The human genome is part of ‘humanity’s heritage’ »

In this video, Tugdual Derville describes the hopes and challenges raised by a new technique: the CRISPR-Cas9 method. Thanks to this technique it is now possible to replace, snip out or insert a gene to a cell’s DNA. It is a rather simple inexpensive genetic...