The human genome leads back to BC

Kent, Heather
January 2001
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/23/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 2, p312
Academic Journal
Profiles research scientist Marco Marra who works at the Genome Sequence Center at the British Columbia Cancer Agency. His works on projects involving the International Human Genome Project; His interest in endocrinology; How knowing a person's DNA sequence may influence the choice of drugs for a condition; Biographical information; Career Highlights.


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