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## St George's, University of London

Skip to 0 minutes and 9 secondsSequencing the first human genome, as part of the Human Genome Project, took 13 years and cost around $3 billion. Nowadays, sequencing machines are capable of sequencing the whole human genome in a few days, with a cost of around$1,000.

# Did you know?

Our resident scientist tells you his favourite genomics facts.

## Course highlights Get a taste of this course before you join:

• ##### Welcome to Week 1
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In this video, Lead Educator, Dr Kate Tatton-Brown welcomes learners to the course and explains the course aims and outcomes.

• ##### Did you know?
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Our resident scientist tells you his favourite genomics facts.

• ##### Errors in recombination
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This video describes how structural chromosome abnormalities occur when errors occur in recombination.

• ##### Responsibility in the genomic era
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In this tutorial, you will hear from Dr Carwyn Rhys Hooper on the concept of responsibility for health.