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Jean M
12-30-2013, 06:25 PM
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Contents


Introduction Aravinda Chakravarti
Human Variation in Phenotypes, Disease and their Genes Aravinda Chakravarti
What Type of Person Are You? Old-Fashioned Thinking Even in Modern Science Kenneth M. Weiss and Brian W. Lambert
Race in Biological and Biomedical Research Richard S. Cooper
Genetic Variation and Adaptation in Africa: Implications for Human Evolution and Disease Felicia Gomez, Jibril Hirbo and Sarah A. Tishkoff
Social Diversity in Humans: Implications and Hidden Consequences for Biological Research Troy Duster
Genetic Diversity in Europe Krishna Veeramah and John Novembre
A Genomic View of Peopling and Population Structure of India Partha P. Majumder and Analahba Basu
Will Genetics Help Us Understand Indian Social History? Romila Thapar
Human Genetic Variation: Americas Andres Ruiz-Linares
Population Genetics of Admixture: Theory, Inference, and Future Directions Carlos D. Bustamante and Simon Gravel
Personalized Medicine and Human Genetic Diversity Yi-Fan Lu, David B. Goldstein, Misha Angrist, and Gianpiero Cavalleri