Genome-wide association study (GWAS)

Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) are a way for scientists to identify genes involved in human disease. This method searches the genome for small variations, called single nucleotide polymorphisms or SNPs (pronounced “snips”), that occur more frequently in people with a particular disease than in people without the disease.

https://youtube.com/watch?v=9kGvxHNC3NU%26w%3D640%26h%3D385

Posted in Genomics101.

Leave a Reply