The project's current goal is to expand the number of participants over the upcoming months and years and to encourage more people to participate in this project. They are currently in a period where enrollment is happening in phases. To sign up to participate:
- Read about the ramifications of your decision to participate
- Educate yourselfabout the underlying scientific and ethical consequences
- Register for the Mailing List
If you are a Rails Developer...
...you can volunteer your time to the Personal Genome Project via this RailsBridge.org project. If donating your genetic sequence to public science isn't your thing, take some time to help the project out with your mad Ruby on Rails skillz.
For more information about the PGP
You can learn more about this project by watching this YouTube video by Marilyn Ness who is making a documentary about the project.
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