The real cost of sequencing: higher than you think!

Genome Biol. 2011 Aug 25;12(8):125. doi: 10.1186/gb-2011-12-8-125.


Advances in sequencing technology have led to a sharp decrease in the cost of 'data generation'. But is this sufficient to ensure cost-effective and efficient 'knowledge generation'?

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural

MeSH terms

  • Costs and Cost Analysis
  • Database Management Systems
  • Genome, Human
  • Genomics / economics*
  • Genomics / methods*
  • Humans
  • Sequence Analysis, DNA / economics*
  • Sequence Analysis, DNA / methods*