Week 5: Required readings

Graduate Students

Manolio, T.A. Genomewide Association Studies and Assessment of the Risk of Disease. N Engl J Med 363:2 NEJM.org. July 8 2010. http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMra0905980

Mooney, M., Wilmot, B., and McWeeney.S.  The GA and the GWAS: Using genetic algorithms to search for multilocus associations.  IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics. 2012;9(3):899-910:[6060796]. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3

Undergrad Students

Textbook: C.N. Mikaii. Public Health Genomics: The Essentials. Chapter 4, 12

Musaccio, D. and Lucero, N. Genetic Testing and Privacy. In: Shaping Public Health Policy in the Age of Genomics. (2011) Chapter 4: pp.47-57.


Genome-Wide Association Studies (GWAS): What is it? http://www.genome.gov/20019523

What is the International HapMap Project? http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/handbook/genomicresearch/hapmap

Davis, N.  Human genetic variation mapped from 1,000 genomes. BioNews 680.

05 November 2012. http://www.bionews.org.uk/page_204602.asp

Friday 05.02.2014 Guest Researchers:

K. Kovac

S. McWeeney