genes http://kalw.org en Stanford sequences the Iranian genome http://kalw.org/post/stanford-sequences-iranian-genome <p><span style="background-color: transparent; line-height: normal; ">When scientists started studying genomes, and then sequencing them, their work was hailed as revolutionary. But, they were mostly done in connection with Caucasian genes and some African and East Asian populations. One of the races no one studied was the Persian race. That is, until last year. Stanford researchers received a $250,000 grant from a Persian American foundation called </span>PARSA<span style="background-color: transparent; line-height: normal; "> to study the Iranian genome. Tue, 05 Jun 2012 22:25:54 +0000 Hana Baba 11690 at http://kalw.org Stanford sequences the Iranian genome