A world wide web for genomic data

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Published: 6 Dec 2017
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Ewan Birney - Director of EMBL, European Bioinformatics Insitute, Hinxton, UK

Ewan Birley talks to ecancer at EAPM 2017 in Belfast.

He parallels the sharing of genomic data sharing to that of the world wide web, and how reaching this level of connectivity would greatly help healthcare.

He digs into some of the intricacies of how this can happen, and what needs to be done to ensure it's success - drawing from smaller scale current examples.