The Human Genome; Abdulkarim Al-Eryani

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Monday 07/12/2010

Nicholas Wade from The New York Times examines the legacy of the Human Genome project and the genetic complexity of disease. Francis Collins from the National Institutes of Health and Eric Lander from MIT discuss the discoveries since completion of the genome project ten years ago. Former Prime Minister of Yemen Abdulkarim Al-Eryani describes the challenges facing Yemen today, including extreme poverty, security, and conflict in the region.