Italy Helps Reading the Human Genome

Jun 01, 2022 270

BY: Barbara Minafra

Filling information and sequencing gaps to finally record the human genome in full. Prestigious journal Science aptly called such an extraordinary step forward in research – which will enable us to understand the whole functional spectrum of our genetic patrimony, opening up an immense new field of investigation – “Filling the Gaps.”

Thanks to this discovery, incredible advances can now be achieved in fields such as that of personal genomics, or in the diagnosis of illnesses considered, up to today, impossible to recognize. It’ll open the doors to the personalization of medicine and medications, but also to a better and fuller understanding of people’s evolutionary and genetic history.

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