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Exploring Personal Genomics

Joel T. Dudley and Konrad J. Karczewski

Abstract

This book provides a novel, inquiry-based approach to the understanding and interpretation of the practical, medical, physiological, and societal aspects of personal genomic information. The material is presented in two parts: the first provides readers of all backgrounds with a fundamental understanding of the biology of human genomes, information on how to obtain and understand digital representations of personal genomic data, tools and techniques for exploring the personal genomics of ancestry and genealogy, discovery and interpretation of genetic trait associations, and the role of persona ... More

Keywords: personal genomic information, human genomes, personal genomic data, personal genomics, ancestry, genealogy, genetic trait associations, drug response, DNA, physiology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199644483
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644483.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Joel T. Dudley, author
Director of Informatics and Assistant Professor of Genetics and Genomics Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA

Konrad J. Karczewski, author
Biomedical Informatics, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA

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