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Researchers from Brown University have developed a method that they say can generate more accurate haplotype assemblies for genome-wide and whole-exome studies than current methods.

Derek Aguiar and Sorin Istrail, a doctoral student and a professor of computation and mathematical sciences, respectively, presented their method, dubbed HapCompass, in a poster at the Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology conference held in Long Beach, Calif., last week.

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