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Genomics and the Social Web: A Timeline

I thought I’d share this timeline that I put together recently for a presentation on the social asepcts of genomics. Although clearly not an exhaustive list of events, I still find it interesting to see the major milestones in genomics side-by-side the evolution of the social web.  Not only does this provide a potential explanation for why the genomics industry has developed the way that it has, but it helps to illustrate the relationship between genomics and social media: openness, connectivity, patient autonomy and citizen science.(click on image for larger view)

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