This episode is the third of four very special episodes produced by the students of Stanford’s Autumn 2018-2019 freshman seminar EE 25N! In this episode, Team Michael Plus 1 tells us all about exciting work in personalized medicine from the labs of Drs. Euan Ashley and Hanlee Ji, plus Professor Tsachy Weissman‘s thoughts on the intersection of engineering and genomics.
Team Michael Plus 1 consists of Michael Sun, Michael Yan and Shreyas Parab.
To find out more about the topics discussed in this episode, check out:
- Press release of Dr. Ashley’s groundbreaking work in 2010 to use personal genomic data for analyzing a patient’s risk factors and response to treatment
- A Forbes article on the promise on a $100 genome sequence
- Christina Wood-Bouwens’ work on digital PCR in the Ji lab
Image of Tsachy Weissman by Hector Garcia-Molina, images of Hanlee Ji and Euan Ashley from Stanford University
Theme music: Canary by Jim Yosef