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Genetic and Genomics Laboratory Tools and Approaches

Dr. Meredith Yeager presents an overview of genetic and genomic laboratory tools and approaches, beginning with the initial sequencing and analysis of the human genome; types of polymorphisms (variations); discussion of which variants contribute to disease; clarification of terminology; genetic cancer susceptibility; technological advances and community efforts; examples of genetic studies; analyzing and storing large data sets; study design from a lab point of view; and data sharing.

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Genetic and Genomics Laboratory Tools and Approaches