Items Tagged ‘HeLa Cells’

August 13, 2013

The Impact of Henrietta Lacks on Genomic Research

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine (@samuelsmith5209)

  Until recently, very few people knew the name Henrietta Lacks, or what she has contributed to science. Through the voice of her daughter, and with the help of journalist Rebecca Skloot, the name Henrietta Lacks is synonymous with the HeLa cells from Ms. Lacks that were the first immortal, and stable┬ácell line to be […]

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Tags: Bio Bank, Biobank, Bioethics, genome, Genome Sequencing, genomics, HeLa, HeLa Cancer Cells, HeLa Cells, Henrietta Lacks, individualized medicine, Jen McCormick

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