Vincent and Rich discuss recovery of a hepatitis B viral genome from a 16th century Korean mummy, and personal omics profiling of an individual over a 14 month period.
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- Tracing HBV to the 16th century (Hepatology)
- HBV on TWiV
- Precautions with ancient DNA (Science)
- Personal omics profile over 14 months (Cell)
- A geneticist’s research turns personal (NY Times)
- Mike Snyder on Futures in Biotech
- The DASH diet
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