One of my readers asked: Why does genome sequencing cost so much?
My short answer is because it's big.
But I thought it would be fun to give a better answer to this question, especially since I'm sure many of you are wondering the same thing.
Okay, so let's do some math.
Don't worry, this math isn't very complicated and I'll explain where most of the numbers come from.
Estimating costs from salaries
First, we'll take the easy route. My experience with grant budgets has taught me that the greatest cost for ... Read more