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Trainee Paper Spotlight

The Training and Development Committee of the American Society of Human Genetics is pleased to announce the ASHG Trainee Paper Spotlight, a feature that will highlight outstanding papers written by trainee members. A new Spotlight will be posted to the ASHG Trainee Forum the last Wednesday of each month on a quarterly basis.

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LATEST PAPER

Sureni Mullegama, PhD

February 14, 2017

Clinical and Molecular Aspects of MBD5-Associated Neurodevelopmental Disorder (MAND).

 

Tanya Phung

November 18, 2016

Determining the Effect of Natural Selection on Linked Neutral Divergence across Species.


Eligibility for Nomination

  • The nominee must be a current calendar year trainee member of ASHG (please check here).
  • The nominee must be the first author of the nominated paper (co-first author is acceptable). Self-nominations are eligible.
  • The nominated paper must have been published within the last year.

Please complete the form below to nominate an outstanding trainee research paper. We recognize that there are many subfields in human genetics and welcome nomination of good, peer-reviewed papers regardless of where they are published.

 

 


Archives

Past Trainee Paper Spotlights are available to browse by topic category.

 

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Bioinformatics & Genomic Technology

Masoud Zamani Esteki, PhD

November 25, 2015

oncurrent whole-genome haplotyping and copy-number profiling of single Cells.

 

Alexis Norris, PhD

April 27, 2016

Nanopore sequencing detects structural variants in cancer.

Complex Traits & Polygenic Disorders

Christoph Nowak, BM BCh(Oxon.), Dipl.-Psych.

January 27, 2016

Protein biomarkers for insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes risk in two large community cohorts.

 

Ma'en Obiedat

February 24, 2016

Molecular mechanisms underlying variations in lung function: a systems genetics analysis.

Cytogenetics

Joseph Alaimo, PhD

August 31, 2016

LCopy Number Loss Upstream of RAI1 Uncovers Gene Expression Regulatory Region That May Impact Potocki-Lupski Syndrome Diagnosis.

Evolutionary & Population Genetics

Luca Pagani, PhD

October 28, 2015

Tracing the Route of Modern Humans out of Africa by Using 225 Human Genome Sequences from Ethiopians and Egyptians.

 

Tanya Phung

November 18, 2016

Determining the Effect of Natural Selection on Linked Neutral Divergence across Species.

 

Salman Tajuddin, MD, PhD

July 27, 2016

Large-Scale Exome-wide Association Analysis Identifies Loci for White Blood Cell Traits and Pleiotrophy with Immune-Mediated Diseases.

Molecular Basis of Mendelian Disorders

Jessica Chong, PhD

September 30, 2015

De Novo Mutations in NALCN Cause a Syndrome Characterized by Congenital Contractures of the Limbs and Face, Hypotonia, and Developmental Delay.

 

Sureni Mullegama, PhD

February 14, 2017

Clinical and Molecular Aspects of MBD5-Associated Neurodevelopmental Disorder (MAND).

Statistical Genetics & Genetic Epidemiology

David Soave, MSc

December 30, 2015

A Joint Location-Scale Test Improves Power to Detect Associated SNPs, Gene Sets, and Pathways.

Therapy for Genetic Disorders

Folefac Aminkeng

June 29, 2016

A Coding Variant in RARG Confers Susceptibility to Anthracycline-Induced Cardiotoxicity in Childhood Cancer.

 

Daria Wojtal

March 30, 2016

Spell Checking Nature: Versatility of CRISPR/Cas9 for Developing Treatments for Inherited Disorders.

 

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