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Frontiers in Population Genomics Research Meeting

Meeting Materials

History and Need
  • Collins FS, Green ED, Guttmacher AE, Guyer MS; US National Human Genome Research Institute. A vision for the future of genomics research. Nature, Apr 24;422(6934):835-47. 2003. [Full Text PDF icon]
Large Cohort Studies
  • Willett WC, Blot WJ, Colditz GA, Folsom AR, Henderson BE, Stampfer MJ. Merging and emerging cohorts: not worth the wait. Nature, Jan 18;445(7125):257-8. 2007. [Full Text PDF icon]

  • Collins FS, Manolio TA. Merging and emerging cohorts: necessary but not sufficient. Nature, Jan 18;445(7125):259. 2007. [Full Text PDF icon]
Building on Genome-Wide Association (GWA) Studies
  • Gibson G, Goldstein DB. Human genetics: the hidden text of genome-wide associations. Curr Biol, Nov 6;17(21):R929-32. 2007. [PubMed]
Genomic Technologies Suitable for Population Studies
  • ENCODE Project Consortium, Birney E et al. Identification and analysis of functional elements in 1% of the human genome by the ENCODE pilot project. Nature, June 14;447(7146):799-816. 2007. [Full Text] PDF icon]
  • Mailman MD, Feolo M, Jin Y, et al. The NCBI dbGaP database of genotypes and phenotypes. Nat Genet, Oct;39(10):1181-6. 2007. [Full Text PDF icon]
Data Analysis
  • Balding DJ. A tutorial on statistical methods for population association studies. Nat Rev Genet, Oct;7(10):781-91. 2006. [Full Text PDF icon]

  • Blangero, J. Localization and identification of human quantitative trait loci: King Harvest has surely come. Curr Opin Genet Dev, June (14):233-40. 2004. [PubMed]
Health and Health Disparities of U.S. Race/Ethnic Minority Populations
  • Cooper RS, Kaufman JS, Ward R. Race and genomics. N Engl J Med, Mar 20;348(12):1166-70. 2003. [PubMed]
Novel Population Research Approaches
  • Roden DM, Altman RB, Benowitz NL, et al., Pharmacogenetics Research Network. Pharmacogenomics: challenges and opportunities. Ann Intern Med, Nov 21;145(10):749-57. 2006. PubMed]

  • Martin GM, Bergman A, Barzilai N. Genetic determinants of human health span and life span: progress and new opportunities. PLoS Genet, Jul 27;3(7):e125. 2007. PubMed]
Clinical Translation
  • Nussbaum R. Personalized Genomic Medicine. In: Thompson and Thompson (eds), Genetics in Medicine, pp. 487 and 490-493. 2007. [Full Text PDF icon]
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