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Principles for the post-GWAS functional characterisation of risk loci

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A group of researchers funded by the NIH Post-GWAS Initiative have produced a draft standards document for the cancer genomics field entitled “Principles for the post-GWAS functional characterisation of risk loci” (archived at Nature Precedings  ). This document is intended for publication as a Perspective in Nature Genetics.

 

Because field-specific criteria supported by broad consensus are more likely to be useful, the editor of Nature Genetics, Myles Axton, has decided to invite all stakeholders to become co-authors or peer referees of this document in place of editorially supervised peer review. This is very much an experiment…

 

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Read more about the WikiGenes projectA wiki for the life sciences where authorship matters. Nature Genetics 40, 1047 - 1051 (2008)  

 
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