Interactions between your genes, lifestyle, and environment influence your health.
Scientists now know to look for genetic variations that can explain why different people may respond very differently to the same drug.
Your genes influence your physical traits and predisposition to disease.
Amalia Dutra, Ph.D., NHGRI
Since the Human Genome Project was completed, the field of medical genomics has yielded a long list of surprises.
Genomics has shown that trillions of microbes grow in nearly every part of your body.
The way a cancer cell behaves is determined by the combination of mutations it carries.
Darryl Leja, NHGRI