News FocusGenomics

Sequencers Examine Priorities

See allHide authors and affiliations

Science  29 Aug 2003:
Vol. 301, Issue 5637, pp. 1176-1177
DOI: 10.1126/science.301.5637.1176

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Summary

Now that genomes can be decoded quickly, researchers are debating how to choose which organisms to sequence next. At a recent meeting, 30 to 40 prominent researchers agreed that sequencing priorities should be driven by the scientific questions different organisms can help answer.