The Haplotype Map

In Archive by Fredy Ore

Gene Expression, a weblog on Genetics and it’s connection to cultural & social issues, has posted a full copy of the interesting Technology Review article from last month titled, Genes, Medicine, and the New Race Debate by David Rotman.

The article and user comments discusses the current international project, The Haplotype Map (HapMap), which endevours to map genetic differences between population groups and cultures to allow researchers to find genes and genetic variations that affect human disease.