Genomic empowerment: the importance of public databases

  title={Genomic empowerment: the importance of public databases},
  author={H. E. Varmus},
  journal={Nature Genetics},
  volume={32 Suppl 1},
Over the past twenty five years, a mere sliver of recorded time, the world of biology — and indeed the world in general — has been transformed by the technical tools of a field now known as genomics. These new methods have had at least two kinds of effects. First, they have allowed scientists to generate extraordinarily useful information, including the… CONTINUE READING