Personalized genomics beats personalized genetics

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Joe Pickrell encountered sticker shock when faced with the prospect of a medical sequencing test: “The week that I worried I had a rare genetic disease”.

Whats really striking to me is that the price of whole genome sequencing is already competitive with commercial Sanger sequencing tests of individual genes.

Amazing how much patent-laden (and labor-intensive) sequencing work can charge to insurance.