home genetic news bioinformatics biotechnology literature journals ethics positions events sitemap


UBBFriend: Email This Page to Someone!
  HUM-MOLGEN
  DIAGnostics - Clinical Research (professional requests)
  SNP-L Renovated

Post New Topic  Post A Reply
profile | register | preferences | faq | search

next newest topic | next oldest topic
Author Topic:   SNP-L Renovated
Bert Gold
Member
posted 05-08-2007 06:32 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Bert Gold   Click Here to Email Bert Gold     Edit/Delete Message Reply w/Quote
SNP-L is an electronic mailing list for members of the biomedical research community interested in studying the relationship between single nucleotide polymorphisms and human disease. SNP-L grew out of my frustration with the fact that, although the human genome sequence is now available, there are not enough tools for large epidemiologic studies of SNPs. Projects such as the HapMap coupled with work at the Broad Institute and through the sequencing centers identified large numbers of SNPs and housed these at dbSNP, however; these still need to be verified and validated and their frequency in various populations determined. In addition, only by studying the frequency of SNPs in disease at-risk populations, will we come to know their significance. The informatic tools for discovering these correlations are emerging, and access to databases containing genotypes and affection status are slowly but
surely being made available to qualified researchers.

Whole genome association studies have now been published on Prostate cancer, obesity, Type II Diabetes, and Heart Disease. More will be forthcoming in the literature shortly.

We will be discussing the opportunities and challenges of groundbreaking research here. So, there will be a great deal to discuss on this list.

You can sign up for the list on the SNP-L webpage which is:
http://list.nih.gov/archives/snp-l.html

or by writing to me at:

goldb@ncifcrf.gov

Bert Gold, Ph.D., FACMG
Staff Scientist
The National Cancer Institute
at Frederick
Frederick, Maryland, USA

IP: 129.43.13.116

All times are ET (US)

next newest topic | next oldest topic

Administrative Options: Close Topic | Archive/Move | Delete Topic
Post New Topic  Post A Reply
Hop to:

Contact Us | HUM-MOLGEN

Copyright by HUM-MOLGEN 1995-2015

Powered by: Ultimate Bulletin Board, Version 5.44a
© Infopop Corporation (formerly Madrona Park, Inc.), 1998 - 2000.

By posting requests at HUM-MOLGEN you reach more than 9.500 mailing list subscribers and a 6 digit number of www users. Therefore post high quality messages only, including full name and institutional address.