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Author(s): Roberta Anding, MS, RD/LD, CDE
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“Project Jim:” A Personal Genome

Edited Transcript from “The Pathway to Genomic Medicine,” Richard Gibbs, PhD*
So this is what we used in the Watson Project. Our collaborators at 454 did the actual sequencing and paid for it. They (454) did the Watson Project as a stunt project to get some publicity, which sure worked. Whatever else you say about the project, that part was certainly successful. They generated all the data and allowed us to do the analysis.

**454 Life Sciences Corporation/Genome Sequencer FLX System (high throughput)

* Notes in this slide presentation are adapted from the transcript of “The Pathway to Genomic Medicine,” a presentation by Richard Gibbs, PhD, given in August 2007, as part of Baylor College of Medicine’s Department of Medicine Grand Rounds Human Genetics Symposium.