Putting genomics under the microscope with international congress

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This week, the International Congress of Genetics and Genomics kicked off in Melbourne to discuss how genomics can help our health.A new national centre called the Australian Alliance for Indigenous Genomics, (ALIGN), was also launched this week bringing benefits of genomics medicine to First Nations Australians.With different genomics projects, scientific and  First Nations communities will have a deeper insight into common diseases like diabetes and cancer.The Wire’s Isaac Brogan asked Lead of ALIGN and Professor of Indigenous Genomics at the Australian National University, Alex Brown about the work ALIGN will do

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