Soumya Raychaudhuri is the lead author on the GRAIL paper in Nature Genetics. GRAIL (Gene Relationships Across Implicated Loci) is software available from the Broad Institute and looks like an interesting way to prioritize SNPs for followup. I'll cover it here in the future, but in the meantime, check out this seminar this Wednesday.
Title: Translating Disease-Associate Genetic Variants into Pathways
Location: 214 Light Hall
Date: January 27, 2010 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Speaker: Soumya Raychaudhuri, MD, PhD
Fellow, Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology
Brigham and Women's Hospital