Population Genetics

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Name: Population Genetics
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Skeletons found in a Portuguese mass grave belonged to African slaves

OVER 150 SKELETONS found in Portugal belonged to African slaves, Trinity College Dublin researchers say.Recent rescue excavations by a Portuguese team at an underground car park in the town of Valle da Gafaria revealed a sinkhole, which incorporated a ... [Published TheJournal.ie - 8 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Arizona Health Science Center Appoints Rick Kittles, PhD, Director of New Division of Population Genetics

By The ASCO PostSeptember 15, 2014, Volume 5, Issue 15Figures:Rick Kittles, PhDRick Kittles, PhD, a national leader on cancer health disparities and the role of genes and environment in disease, and a pioneer in DNA testing to trace the ancestry of African ... [Published The ASCO Post - 9 hours ago]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

ASHG 2014 Preview: Shining a light on human genetics in sunny San Diego

SAN DIEGO—Bringing with it what is reportedly the largest human genetics meeting and exposition in the world, the 64th Annual Meeting of the will meet in California this year, at the San Diego Convention Center, from Saturday, Oct. 18 to Wednesday, Oct. ... [Published Drug Discovery News - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Endangered Species Status for Brickellia mosieri (Florida Brickell-bush) and Linum carteri var....

Federal Information & News Dispatch, Inc.Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Endangered Species Status for Brickellia mosieri (Florida Brickell-bush) and Linum carteri var. carteri (Carter's Small-flowered Flax)Final rule.CFR Part: "50 CFR ... [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Population Genetics of the São Tomé Caecilian (Gymnophiona: Dermophiidae: Schistometopum thomense) Reveals Strong Geographic Structuring

by Ricka E. Stoelting, G. John Measey, Robert C. DrewesIslands provide exciting opportunities for exploring ecological and evolutionary mechanisms. The oceanic island of São Tomé in the Gulf of Guinea exhibits high diversity of fauna including the endemic ... [Published Plosone.org - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Prostate cancer symposium Saturday, Sept. 20, Latest Treatment Advancements: What you learn here could save your life

DETROIT , Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute , in collaboration with Wayne State University School of Medicine (WSU SOM), will present the fourth annual Prostate Cancer Symposium , Latest Treatment Advancements: ... [Published WGNT - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

The Population Genetics of Cultivation: Domestication of a Traditional Chinese Medicine, Scrophularia ningpoensis Hemsl. (Scrophulariaceae)

by Chuan Chen, Pan Li, Rui-Hong Wang, Barbara A. Schaal, Cheng-Xin FuBackgroundDomestic cultivation of medicinal plants is an important strategy for protecting these species from over harvesting. Some species of medicinal plants have been brought into ... [Published Plosone.org - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Somatic Mutations in Cerebral Cortical Malformations

Source InformationFrom the Division of Genetics and Genomics, Manton Center for Orphan Disease Research, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (S.S.J., A.-T.N.L., A.M.D., B.J.B., X.Z., R.S.H., J.N.P., A.R., S.S., B.K.M., T.W.Y., C.A.W.), and the Departments ... [Published New England Journal of Medicine - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

SIK inhibitors enhance IL-10 production by DCs [Immunology and Inflammation]

Thomas B. Sundberg a , Hwan Geun Choi b , c , 1 , Joo-Hye Song d , 1 , Caitlin N. Russell d , Mahmud M. Hussain a , e , f , Daniel B. Graham g , Bernard Khor h , John Gagnon g , Daniel J. O’Connell g , Kavitha Narayan g , Vlado Dančík a , Jose ... [Published PNAS - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Finding the mutations that matter

A major endeavor in genomics research, at the Broad Institute and beyond, is to identify the variations in the human genetic code that may be associated with disease. Such variations can point to potential drug targets or shed light on the biological ... [Published Broad Institute - Aug 07 2014]
Entities: Mutation, de Novo, Mark Daly
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Simulating Population Genetics of Pathogen Vectors in Changing Landscapes: Guidelines and Application with Triatoma brasiliensis

by Francois Rebaudo, Jane Costa, Carlos E. Almeida, Jean-Francois Silvain, Myriam Harry, Olivier DanglesBackgroundUnderstanding the mechanisms that influence the population dynamics and spatial genetic structure of the vectors of pathogens infecting humans ... [Published Plosone.org - Aug 07 2014]

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...as any species that is "in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of its range" and a threatened species as any species "that is likely to become endangered throughout all or a significant portion of its range within the foreseeable future." We find that threatened species status is not appropriate for these plants because of contracted range, because the threats are occurring rangewide and...
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Skeletons found in a Portuguese mass grave belo... [Published TheJournal.ie - 8 hours ago]
Arizona Health Science Center Appoints Rick Kit... [Published The ASCO Post - 9 hours ago]
ASHG 2014 Preview: Shining a light on human gen... [Published Drug Discovery News - Sep 09 2014]
Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; ... [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 04 2014]
Population Genetics of the São Tomé Caecilian (... [Published Plosone.org - Aug 29 2014]
Prostate cancer symposium Saturday, Sept. 20, L... [Published WGNT - Aug 28 2014]
The Population Genetics of Cultivation: Domesti... [Published Plosone.org - Aug 26 2014]
Somatic Mutations in Cerebral Cortical Malforma... [Published New England Journal of Medicine - Aug 21 2014]
SIK inhibitors enhance IL-10 production by DCs ... [Published PNAS - Aug 12 2014]
Finding the mutations that matter [Published Broad Institute - Aug 07 2014]
Simulating Population Genetics of Pathogen Vect... [Published Plosone.org - Aug 07 2014]
Raising `good cholesterol` may not always cut h... [Published Topnews.in - May 17 2012]
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