A recently published study has revealed that a gene related to autism, called autism susceptibility candidate 2, or AUTS2, is linked to increased alcohol consumption.
To read more, please go to www.mgrc.com.my/genomics_news/AUTS2.shtml
Date: 8th-10th September 2011
Place: Claremont Hotel Club and Spa, Berkeley, CA, USA
Abstract deadline: 31st May 2011
Registration deadline: Open until all delegate places taken
* Topics to be covered include methods/strategies for utilisation of different types of DNA variation (e.g., SNPs and copy number variations-CNVs), functional genomics applications, population genetics, bioinformatics, databases, algorithm development, personal genome sequencing, The 1000 Genomes Project, and the study of human disease.
* Postdoctoral fellows, junior faculty member, and under-represented groups can apply for meeting grants to help minimise their attendance costs.
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