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Next-Generation Genomics

  • Ajey Lele
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Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 132)

Abstract

The suffix -omics is frequently used to describe something big. It is known to refer to a field of study in life sciences that focuses on large-scale data/information to understand life summed up in ‘ome’ and ‘omics’. The commonly known examples in this regard could be genome, proteome or metabolome and proteomics, and few other such fields related to life sciences. The word genomics was first coined by Dr. Thomas H. Roderick, a geneticist at the Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME, in 1986. Actually, he had suggested this name for a yet-to-be-published journal then [1] and even today the same journal by the name Genomics is in print (published by Elsevier)

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Defence Studies and AnalysesNew DelhiIndia

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