Master Decoder: A Profile of Kári Stefánsson
Master Decoder: A Profile of Kári Stefánsson
A neurologist by training, Stefánsson founded Iceland-based deCODE Genetics to explore what the human genome can tell us about disease and our species’ evolution.
Master Decoder: A Profile of Kári Stefánsson
Master Decoder: A Profile of Kári Stefánsson

A neurologist by training, Stefánsson founded Iceland-based deCODE Genetics to explore what the human genome can tell us about disease and our species’ evolution.

A neurologist by training, Stefánsson founded Iceland-based deCODE Genetics to explore what the human genome can tell us about disease and our species’ evolution.

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Kári Stefánsson Speaks
Kári Stefánsson Speaks
The Scientist Staff | Mar 1, 2019
See the deCODE Genetics founder discuss the genetic basis of human diversity.
Learning from Iceland’s Model for Genetic Research
Learning from Iceland’s Model for Genetic Research
Catherine Offord | Jun 1, 2017
The Scandinavian island’s unique combination of genetic homogeneity, genealogical tradition, and high participation in research make it a prime location for discovery and validation of drug targets.
Genome Nation
Genome Nation
Kerry Grens | Mar 27, 2015
Researchers perform whole-genome sequencing on roughly 1 percent of the Icelandic population.