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No comments please, we’ve made it through peer review (?)

Recently Daniel MacArthur pointed to the vibrant discussion over at Genomes Unzipped on a moderately infamous paper from Science last year, Widespread RNA and DNA Sequence Differences in the Human Transcriptome, asserting that it is “exactly what open peer review should be like.”  This made me wonder, it’s been over five years since Chris Surridge [...]
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$48,000 genome now, what in 6 years?

Biology / Genetics : Gene Expression (5 years ago)

Dr. Daniel MacArthur has the must read post on the $48,000 whole-genome sequence. Dr. MacArthur notes that the price point isn't quite within reach for most of the population. Nevertheless, I do find it interesting that I asked Arma... Read Post

Signals of recent positive selection in a worldwide sample of human populations...maybe

Biology / Genetics : Gene Expression (5 years ago)

John Hawks & Daniel MacArthur have already pointed to a new paper in Genome Research, Signals of recent positive selection in a worldwide sample of human populations. As Dan notes, it's Open Access, so you can read the PDF yourself.... Read Post

Extraordinary mutations require extraordinary evidence

Biology / Genetics : Gene Expression (3 years ago)

Over at Genomes Unzipped Dr. Daniel MacArthur has a review up of a paper in Science where he is first author (note for grad students and aspiring post-docs, Dr. MacArthur is starting a new lab, where he posted an ungated version of ... Read Post


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