Posts Categorized: Historical perspectives

Yersinia pestis and the Plague of Justinian 541–543 AD: a genomic analysis

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Wagner DM et al. Yersinia pestis and the Plague of Justinian 541-543 AD: a genomic analysis. Lancet Infect Dis. 2014 Jan 27. pii: S1473-3099(13)70323-2. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(13)70323-2. [Epub ahead of print] In a fascinating study, Wagner et al explore the nature of the first plague pandemic (the Plague of Justinian, 6-8th centuries), and in particular its genetic relationship to the second and third pandemics (respectively, the Black death […]

Conversations in Genetics

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For interviews with important figures of Human Genetics, visit Conversations in Genetics.   Thank you very much in advance for your contributions to this blog (Click on login to register and post a message). Philippe Campeau, MD Resident in Medical Genetics at McGill University OMMBID Blog Administrator      

Historical figures

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Paul Polani and the development of medical genetics Peter S. Harper, Human Geneti viagra online uk cs, Vol 120, Issue 5, p.723- 731 —- A 60-year tale of spots, maps, and genes. Annu Rev Genomics Hum Genet. 2006;7:1-27. McKusick VA. Happy reading! Thank you very much in advance for your contributions to this blog (Click […]

Historical perspectives in genetics

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For interesting perspectives on the history of genetics, please refer to these websites, books and papers: Electronic Scholarly Publishing, started by Robert J Robbins. Nature Reviews in Genetics series on Historical Profiles and the History of genetic diseases. Landmarks in Medical Genetics Classic Papers with Commentaries Edited by Peter S. Harper ISBN 13: 9780195159301 ISBN […]