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Expanding the Limits of Medicine with the UCSC Genomics Institute
On Good News Santa Cruz, Thursday, October 14, 2021, host Lucille Tee interviews Tim Harris, director of the Computational Genomics Platform at the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute, on his role in finding a cure for cancer and other genetic diseases.
The institute brings genomics, data sharing, biotechnology and massive computing power together in efforts to boost the limits in medicine. They discuss the goals of the experimental platform, which aims to standardize and safely share genomic/clinical data with the international medical community in hopes of better understanding diseases and developing new ways to treat them.