Posts Tagged ‘jclub’

Whole-Genome Sequencing and Social-Network Analysis of a Tuberculosis Outbreak — NEJM

July 22, 2017

WGS & Social-#Network Analysis of a TB Outbreak http://www.NEJM.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1003176 Nice tech combo but not sure transmission & phylogeny are consistent

Zika virus evolution and spread in the Americas : Nature : Nature Research

June 25, 2017

http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v546/n7658/full/nature22402.html

#Zika virus evolution & spread in the Americas, by @sabeti_lab http://www.Nature.com/nature/journal/v546/n7658/full/nature22402.html #Phylogeny reconstruction of 110 new + 64 known seqs.

Journal Club Paper

June 18, 2017

Zhou, J. and Troyanskaya, O.G. (2015). Predicting effects of noncoding variants with deep learning–based sequence model. Nature Methods, 12, 931–934.

Predicting (& prioritizing) effects of noncoding variants w. [DeepSEA] #DeepLearning…model
https://www.Nature.com/nmeth/journal/v12/n10/full/nmeth.3547.html Trained w #ENCODE data

A Big Bang model of human colorectal tumor growth : Nature Genetics : Nature Research

June 7, 2017

https://www.nature.com/ng/journal/v47/n3/full/ng.3214.html

Big Bang model of…tumor growth, v. slow #evolution under selection https://www.Nature.com/ng/journal/v47/n3/full/ng.3214.html #Cancer is born w/ key mutations all there

Andrea Sottoriva,
Haeyoun Kang,
Zhicheng Ma,
Trevor A Graham,
Matthew P Salomon,
Junsong Zhao,
Paul Marjoram,
Kimberly Siegmund,
Michael F Press,
Darryl Shibata
& Christina Curtis

Nature Genetics 47, 209–216 (2015) doi:10.1038/ng.3214

Common SNPs explain a large proportion of the heritability for human height : Nature Genetics : Nature Research

June 2, 2017

Common SNPs explain a large proportion (45%) of heritability for…height (85%)
http://www.Nature.com/ng/journal/v42/n7/abs/ng.608.html Cf 2010 GWASes could only explain 5%

Jian Yang,
Beben Benyamin,
Brian P McEvoy,
Scott Gordon,
Anjali K Henders,
Dale R Nyholt,
Pamela A Madden,
Andrew C Heath,
Nicholas G Martin,
Grant W Montgomery,
Michael E Goddard
& Peter M Visscher

Nature Genetics 42, 565–569 (2010) doi:10.1038/ng.608

QT:{{”
…conveniently implemented with a mathematically equivalent model that uses the SNPs to calculate the genomic relationship between pairs of subjects). Using this approach, we estimated the proportion of pheno­typic variance explained by the SNPs as 0.45 (s.e. = 0.08, Table 1), a nearly tenfold increase relative to the 5% explained by published and validated individual SNPs
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Common SNPs explain a large proportion of the heritability for human height : Nature Genetics : Nature Research

June 1, 2017

http://www.nature.com/ng/journal/v42/n7/abs/ng.608.html

Common SNPs explain a large proportion of the heritability for human height

Jian Yang,
Beben Benyamin,
Brian P McEvoy,
Scott Gordon,
Anjali K Henders,
Dale R Nyholt,
Pamela A Madden,
Andrew C Heath,
Nicholas G Martin,
Grant W Montgomery,
Michael E Goddard
& Peter M Visscher

Nature Genetics 42, 565–569 (2010) doi:10.1038/ng.608

QT:{{"
…conveniently implemented with a mathematically equivalent model
that uses the SNPs to calculate the genomic relationship between
pairs of subjects). Using this approach, we estimated the proportion
of pheno­typic variance explained by the SNPs as 0.45 (s.e. = 0.08,
Table 1), a nearly tenfold increase relative to the 5% explained by
published and validated individual SNPs
"}}

Common SNPs explain a large proportion (45%) of heritability for…height (80%) http://www.Nature.com/ng/journal/v42/n7/abs/ng.608.html Vs ’10 GWAS SNPs could only expl. 5%

Reference component analysis of single-cell transcriptomes elucidates cellular heterogeneity in human colorectal tumors : Nature Genetics : Nature Research

May 6, 2017

http://www.nature.com/ng/journal/v49/n5/full/ng.3818.html

Ref component analysis..of transcriptomes, by @Robson_Paul &co http://www.Nature.com/ng/journal/v49/n5/full/ng.3818.html Clustering similarity of samples to tissue references

Aging increases cell-to-cell transcriptional variability upon immune stimulation | Science

April 21, 2017

#Aging increases cell-to-cell transcriptional variability upon immune stimulation, but just for 225 up-reg. genes http://science.ScienceMag.org/content/355/6332/1433

Impacts of Neanderthal-Introgressed Sequences on the Landscape of Human Gene Expression: Cell

April 16, 2017

"Impacts of Neanderthal-Introgressed Sequences on the Landscape of Human Gene Expression"

(http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0092867417301289)

#Neanderthal-Introgressed Sequences [&]…Gene Expression http://www.Cell.com/cell/abstract/S0092-8674(17)30128-9?_returnURL=http%3A%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS0092867417301289%3Fshowall%3Dtrue ASE for Hn SNPs shows lower #brain expression vs reference

Phys. Rev. E 92, 032810 (2015) – Thermodynamic characterization of networks using graph polynomials

March 31, 2017

Thermodynamic characterization of #networks using graph polynomials https://journals.APS.org/pre/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevE.92.032810 Application to the stockmarket & biological data