Will Population-Specific Chips Power the Next Round of GWAS? | GenomeWeb

By Justin Petrone

As array density continues to increase and efforts like the 1000 Genomes Project churn out new variation data, the array community has begun to debate the optimal chip design for the next round of genome-wide association studies. Will chips with broad coverage of multiple populations be favored, as in the past, or will chips containing variation specific to certain populations be considered a better approach?

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