News and Highlights

Beautiful video about the Peruvian Genome Project, from the Peruvian Instituto Nacional de Salud. The project is coordinated by Dr. Heinner Guio and we areeproud to collaborate with them.

We are receiving Dr. Zsolt Balázs, an exchange student from the University of Szeged in Hungary. Dr. Balázs is a Ph.D. student in Molecular Genetics and will be with us until June 2018.

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!

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