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Sharing Genomic Data in the Precision Medicine Era

- October 9, 2015

GigaBlog covers human genomic data, from the ASHG meeting in Baltimore to our “Hacking the human genome” event in Hong Kong.

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GWAS Reloaded: extended Q&A with PLINK1.9 author Chris Chang

- February 26, 2015

The software application PLINK is one of the most widely used tools in bioinformatics, particularly for genome-wide association studies (GWAS) that look at genetic variants in different individuals to see if any variant is associated with a trait. With the advent of the thousand dollar genome, the computational demands being made on such programs are […]

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Genetics and open access publishing meets Chilli Crab

- April 17, 2013

Singapore – a wonderful city of diverse cultures and culinary affair, is not just about the infamous chilli crab or signature cocktail, Singapore Sling, but from the 13-19 April the vibrant country plays host to one of the largest meetings in genetics and genomics. The 2013 Human Genome Meeting/International Congress of Genetics (HGM/ICG) meeting is […]

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