Genetic Diversity

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Sequencing African Genomes Yields New Data Resource with Broad Applicability

Published: Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 4:50 p.m. U.S. Central Time Media Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan, 301.634.7346, Findings Reported at ASHG 2019 Annual Meeting HOUSTON, Texas – By collaborating globally in a new, large-scale effort, researchers have made strong progress in sequencing genomes from regions and countries across Africa. These findings will enable more broadly representative... Read More

Trainee Paper Spotlight: Dr. Callie Kwartier

Trainee Author: Dr. Callie Kwartler Postdoctoral Fellow Milewicz Lab – University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (Photo courtesy Kwartler) Kwartler CS, Gong L, Chen J, Wang S, Kulmacz R, Duan XY, Janda A, Huang J, Kamm KE, Stull JT, Guo D, Milewicz DM. Variants of Unknown Significance in Genes Associated with Heritable Thoracic... Read More

Diversity and Variation among Humans

Diversity and Variation among Humans

Over 99% of all DNA sequences are identical among all people. The small percentage that is different helps make each person unique. Those small differences explain why some people have blue eyes and others have brown eyes. They explain why some people are colorblind while others can differentiate between turquoise and cerulean. Variation and diversity... Read More

Ancient Human History More Complex than Previously Thought, Researchers Say

Media Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan ASHG Communications Manager 301.634.7346 For Immediate Release Thursday, October 20, 2016 10:00 a.m. U.S. Pacific Time Findings Reported at ASHG 2016 Annual Meeting BETHESDA, MD – Relationships between the ancestors of modern humans and other archaic populations such as Neanderthals and Denisovans were likely more complex than previously thought, involving... Read More

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