NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a paper scheduled to appear online this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health used a mathematical method to estimate how many undetected variants remain in the human genome — and how many individuals would have to be sequenced to detect specific fractions of those variants in different human populations.

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This online seminar will outline a recent example of the use of molecular barcoding in combination with next-generation sequencing to detect somatic mosaicism in cancer patients.