Science has laid bare the human genome in its entirety, giving researchers, clinicians and each of us extraordinary access to our genetic blueprint — and the promise and problems that come with it.

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University Professor Michael Waterman is elected one of the 2014 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, a lifelong honor representing China’s highest academic title in science and technology.


University Professor Michael Waterman has received the prestigious People’s Republic of China Friendship Award during a Beijing ceremony. A few days later, the University of Southern Denmark awarded him an honorary degree.


Research conducted by USC Dornsife scientists published in Nature Methods may lead to clinical applications of DNA sequencing.


USC Dornsife researchers will help create the world’s most comprehensive database documenting the shared molecular basis of diseases.