population genomics

Genetic Future

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This is a profoundly impressive paper – a study of the patterns of genetic variation in 2,400 individuals from 113 African populations, by far the most comprehensive analysis of African genetic diversity ever performed.

Nalls, M., Simon-Sanchez, J., Gibbs, J., Paisan-Ruiz, C., Bras, J., Tanaka, T., Matarin, M., Scholz, S., Weitz, C., Harris, T., Ferrucci, L., Hardy, J., & Singleton, A. (2009). Measures of Autozygosity in Decline: Globalization, Urbanization, and Its Implications for Medical Genetics PLoS Genetics, 5 (3) DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000415 A new study indicates that increases in mobility,…