Francis S. Collins, whose work helped lead to the cracking of the human genome puzzle a decade ago, has highlighted a 6-year-old Wisconsin boy as one of the “Faces in the Genome” in an article he wrote for the journal Science. Collins is now director of the National Institutes of Health. The boy, Nic Volker, was featured in a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel series that examined research conducted at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Read more here.
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