From YouTube: THINK ARLINGTON: Joseph Wang, Virginia Tech University
From the Think Arlington series of PSAs produced by AVN in collaboration with Arlington Economic Development, promoting Arlington County as a rich source of educated, high tech labor. This spot features Dr. Joseph Wang, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech.
What we are doing actually is a combination of information technology and the biomedical sciences. We are hunting down the genes which responsible or associated with common disease. If we can take a piece of blood from any patients, we can at least get a whole genome sequence for their patients and the basestar the existing knowledge we are already acquired for many diseases, we'll see what are the likelihood this particular patient may develop certain disease.