By Sarah S. Richardson
Ten years after the Human Genome Project’s finishing touch the existence sciences stand in a second of uncertainty, transition, and contestation. The postgenomic period has obvious fast shifts in learn technique, investment, clinical exertions, and disciplinary buildings. Postgenomics is reworking our realizing of affliction and future health, our surroundings, and the kinds of race, category, and gender. while, the gene keeps its centrality and gear in organic and well known discourse. The individuals to Postgenomics
learn those ruptures and continuities and position them in ancient, social, and political context. Postgenomics, they argue, forces a rethinking of the genome itself, and opens new territory for conversations among the social sciences, humanities, and existence sciences.
Contributors. Russ Altman, Rachel A. Ankeny, Catherine Bliss, John Dupré, Michael Fortun, Evelyn Fox Keller, Sabina Leonelli, Adrian Mackenzie, Margot Moinester, Aaron Panofsky, Sarah S. Richardson, Sara Shostak, Hallam Stevens