$1,000 genome

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Personalized medicine

The $1,000 genome refers to an era of predictive and personalized medicine during which the cost of fully sequencing an individual's genome (WGS) is roughly one thousand USD.

Book by the same name

It is also the title of a book by British science writer and founding editor of Nature Genetics, Kevin Davies.

Cost of genome sequencing

By late 2015, the cost to generate a high-quality 'draft' whole human genome sequence was just below $1,500.

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