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Misha Angrist

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Misha Angrist is Assistant Professor of the Practice at the Duke University Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy. In April 2007 he became the fourth subject in the Personal Genome Project. In 2009 he had his full genome sequenced and made it public. His book, Here is a Human Being: At the Dawn of Personal Genomics (2010) is published by HarperCollins. "

A note from PLOS Blogs Community Manager Victoria Costello: We’re sad to see Misha Angrist leave our blog roster but we’ve been honored to host the last two years’ of his Genomeboy posts, which will remain here on PLOS Blogs for our readers to find and enjoy into the future.  Misha blends mastery of genetics with a clear ethical compass, a keen wit, and a big heart – with all of these qualities...

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Average rating: 3.77 · 109 ratings · 28 reviews · 1 distinct work · Similar authors
Here Is a Human Being: At t...

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“For most of the last thirty years the judicial system has been fairly consistent: once they leave your body, you do not own your tissue, organs, or bodily fluids or any of the revenue they might generate for a biotech company, a university, or anyone else.”
Misha Angrist, Here Is a Human Being: At the Dawn of Personal Genomics

“Although he’s told the story many times, with a faint smile Maxey described the process of masturbating into a cup while behind the wheel of a moving automobile as “risky and fairly difficult to do.”22 And you thought texting was dangerous.”
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message 2: by Ruth

Ruth Seeley And here's Django Haskins of Old Ceremony singing the song he wrote about Here Is a Human Being, Star by Star:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=...


message 1: by Ruth

Ruth Seeley Here's @sciencegoddess' (Dr. Joanne Manaster's) video review of Here is a Human Being: http://ow.ly/7mMYk (starts at 2:42).


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