COLD SPRING HARBOR (GenomeWeb News) – The initial analyses of 1000 Genomes Project pilot data are uncovering new common genetic variants in the human genome and offering insights into the genetic variation between individuals and populations.

Speaking at the Biology of Genomes meeting here this morning, University of Michigan biostatistician Goncalo Abecasis brought attendees up to speed on the progress made so far in analyzing data from 1000 Genomes pilot datasets.

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