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Brianna Chrisman

Brianna Chrisman is a final-year PhD student in the Department of Bioengineering at Stanford University. In her research, she uses non-reference human DNA sequences to better understand viral, metagenomic, and genetic diversity.

Articles by Brianna Chrisman
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Infographic: The Sequencing and Assembly of the Human Genome
Brianna Chrisman and Jordan Eizenga | Sep 1, 2022
With ever-advancing genetic technologies, researchers continue to document the genetic code of the human species.
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Large Scientific Collaborations Aim to Complete Human Genome
Brianna Chrisman and Jordan Eizenga | Sep 1, 2022
Thirty years out from the start of the Human Genome Project, researchers have finally finished sequencing the full 3 billion bases of a person’s genetic code. But even a complete reference genome has its shortcomings.