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Precision medicine

Overview

NIST is playing a pivotal role in helping to define the measurements and standards needed to ensure the promise of precision medicine, which is an emerging approach for disease prevention and treatment that takes into account an individual’s genes, environment and lifestyle.

NIST and the Promise of Precision Medicine
NIST and the Promise of Precision Medicine

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Genome in a Bottle

Ongoing
Consortium hosted by NIST dedicated to authoritative characterization of benchmark human genomes. Sign up for General GIAB and Analysis Team email lists. Public

Publications

An assessment of US microbiome research

Author(s)
Scott Jackson
Genome-enabled technologies have supported a dramatic increase in our ability to study microbial communities in environments and hosts. Taking stock of