NOVA on PBS: Cracking Your Genetic Code

This past Wednesday PBS aired a wonderful program on genetics, “Cracking Your Genetic Code,” as part of its NOVA series. The program, which was produced in association with The Hastings Center, explores whether we are ready for “personalized, gene-based medicine.” The full video is available online.

By following a few medical cases and interviewing researchers from noted institutions including NIH, Dartmouth, and Harvard, as well geneticists working at genotyping labs, the show draws attention to the hopes and the concerns that mass genetic sequencing may bring.

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