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Cracking Your Genetic Code 

Those in the know contend that soon gene sequencing will be cheap enough that anyone can have their genome deciphered. This program shows how confusing this knowledge can be as people ... See full summary »

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Sarah Holt

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jamie Effros ... Himself - Narrator
Nathaniel Pearson Nathaniel Pearson ... Himself - Knome, Inc.
Francis Collins ... Himself - Director, NIH (as Dr. Francis Collins)
Joe Beery Joe Beery ... Himself - Noah and Alexis Beery's Father
Jay Adelson Jay Adelson ... Himself - 23andMe, Inc. Client
Rudolph Tanzi ... Himself - Massachusetts General Hospital
Gregory Stock ... Himself - Author, Biophysicist
Catherine Elton Catherine Elton ... Herself - Journalist
Paula Schmitz Paula Schmitz ... Herself - Mother of Andrew Schmitz
Sheetal Vora Sheetal Vora ... Herself - Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Howard Jacob Howard Jacob ... Himself - Medical College of Wisconsin
Eric Lander Eric Lander ... Himself - Broad Institude of MIT and Harvard
Anne Wojcicki Anne Wojcicki ... Herself - Co-founder, 23andMe, Inc.
Jonathan Rothberg Jonathan Rothberg ... Himself - Inventor, Next Gen Sequencing
Tom Murray Tom Murray ... Himself - The Hastings Center
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Storyline

Those in the know contend that soon gene sequencing will be cheap enough that anyone can have their genome deciphered. This program shows how confusing this knowledge can be as people struggle with how to chart their lives and protect their privacy. But it is also leading to promising treatments for previously intractable diseases and patients with mysterious illnesses. Written by David Foss

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Genres:

Documentary

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Language:

English

Release Date:

28 March 2012 (USA) See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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