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News and Highlights

New LDGH article from lead by Gilderlanio Santana and Maira R Rodrigues accepted in Bioinformatics:  Integrating, summarizing, and visualizing GWAS-hits and human diversity with DANCE (Disease ANCEstry Networks).

The last LDGH Journal Club: we discussed recent publications using Chromopainter/fine-Structure/Globetrotter.

Alex Mas from Cataluña, PhD student in Genetics at UFRGS, supervised by Maria Cátira Bortolini and David Comas, is at the LDGH for some weeks.

Our article on Origin and Dynamics of Admixture in Brazilians and its effect on the pattern of deleterious mutations was published in PNAS. Congratulations to the LDGH and EPIGEN-Brazil investigators!

Other EPIGEN publications: in Scientific Reports (self-reported race and ancestry in Brazil) and in EJHG (a minimum continental ancestry AIMs panel for Brazilians).

Roxana Zamudio article about Gastric Cancer in Peru is published in Digestive Diseases and Science (September).

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