Churchill, GA. 2016. Eric Lander and David Botstein on Mapping Quantitative Traits. Genetics 2013: 1-3. A perspective on the paper introduced in Chapter 9 on using molecular polymorphisms to map genes in humans, with a particular focus on its application to complex traits.
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Wellcome Trust Case Consortium 2007. Genome-wide association study of 14,000 cases of seven common diseases and 3000 shared controls. Nature 447: 661-678. Among the earliest and most influential genome-wide association studies, and one of the most complete presentations.
Additional Reading for Boxes:
Shendure, J and S. Fields, 2016. Massively parallel genetics. Genetics 203: 617-619. Challenges and considerations with identifying disease genes in humans by direct sequencing.
Barnshad, MJ 2011 Exome sequencing as a tool for Mendelian disease gene discovery. Nat. Rev. Genetics 12: 745-754
Tenesa, A and CS Haley 2013. The heritability of human disease: estimation, uses, and abuses. Nat. Rev. Genetics 14: 139-149