Saturday, August 8, 2009

PCG Journal Club Articles, 7/31

Here are citations for the articles discussed at our most recent meeting (July 31). Our next meeting is scheduled for August 14.
~Julia

Bogdanowicz W, Allen M, Branicki W, Lembring M, Gajewska M, Kupiec T. Genetic identification of putative remains of the famous astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 2009 Jul 7 [Epub ahead of print].

Green RC, Roberts JS, Cupples LA, Relkin NR, Whitehouse PJ, Brown T, Eckert SL, Butson M, Sadovnick AD, Quaid KA, Chen C, Cook-Deegan R, Farrer LA; REVEAL Study Group. Disclosure of APOE genotype for risk of Alzheimer's disease. N Engl J Med, 2009 Jul 16; 361(3):245-54.

International Schizophrenia Consortium, Purcell SM, Wray NR, Stone JL, Visscher PM, O'Donovan MC, Sullivan PF, Sklar P. Common polygenic variation contributes to risk of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Nature, 2009 Aug 6; 460(7256):748-52.

Pevzner P, Shamir R. Computing has changed biology--biology education must catch up. Science, 2009 Jul 31; 325(5940):541-2. No abstract available.

Pomerantz MM, Ahmadiyeh N, Jia L, Herman P, Verzi MP, Doddapaneni H, Beckwith CA, Chan JA, Hills A, Davis M, Yao K, Kehoe SM, Lenz HJ, Haiman CA, Yan C, Henderson BE, Frenkel B, Barretina J, Bass A, Tabernero J, Baselga J, Regan MM, Manak JR, Shivdasani R, Coetzee GA, Freedman ML. The 8q24 cancer risk variant rs6983267 shows long-range interaction with MYC in colorectal cancer. Nat Genet, 2009 Aug; 41(8):882-4.

Rosser ZH, Balaresque P, Jobling MA. Gene conversion between the X chromosome and the male-specific region of the Y chromosome at a translocation hotspot. Am J Hum Genet, 2009 Jul; 85(1):130-4.

Tuupanen S, Turunen M, Lehtonen R, Hallikas O, Vanharanta S, Kivioja T, Björklund M, Wei G, Yan J, Niittymäki I, Mecklin JP, Järvinen H, Ristimäki A, Di-Bernardo M, East P, Carvajal-Carmona L, Houlston RS, Tomlinson I, Palin K, Ukkonen E, Karhu A, Taipale J, Aaltonen LA. The common colorectal cancer predisposition SNP rs6983267 at chromosome 8q24 confers potential to enhanced Wnt signaling. Nat Genet, 2009 Aug; 41(8):885-90. Epub 2009 Jun 28.

Wain LV, Armour JA, Tobin MD. Genomic copy number variation, human health, and disease. Lancet, 2009 Jul 25; 374(9686):340-50. Review.

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