My dream is to have my genome sequenced!
Event: Bertalan Meskó's Fundraising Page
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I know I’m not a Craig Venter, Misha Angrist or anybody else in the list of the 10 subjects of the Personal Genome Project (PGP) whose genomes (genetic materials) will be sequenced and published, but as I plan to pledge my life to personalized genetics, I’d love to know more about my genetic destiny. So I’ve created this fundraising page to try to make my dream come true.
According to the PGP or Venter, the 1000$ (500£) genome is going to be reality somewhen in the next few years. I believe it’s not going to be so easy, that’s why some SNPs (Single nucleotide polymorphism) of mine would be enough to know about. I want to try to prevent some diseases I have elevated risk for (e.g. proper diet in case I have elevated risk for obesity or diabetes). And even I don’t say I would make my genome public, I would like to take part in constructing the future of personalized medicine like that.
Donating through this site is simple, fast and totally secure. It is also the most efficient way to sponsor me: Jeans For Genes Campaign will receive your money faster and, if you are a UK taxpayer, an extra 28% in tax will be added to your gift at no cost to you.
So please sponsor me now!
Many thanks for your support.
Raising money for
Charity Registration No. 1141583
Genetic Disorders UK work to change the lives of children and families affected by genetic disorders. Individually, genetic disorders are rare but together they affect 1 in 25 children born in the UK. Jeans for Genes Day is our annual fundraising campaign on Friday 20th September 2013.
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