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Volume 30   Number 14   April 4-11, 2013

Spotlight

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National Public Health Awareness Week






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Features of the Week


Advances in Cancer Genomics: Clinical and Public Health Implications

Science Special Issue
Nature Genetics ICOGS Special Issue

Nature Genetics has a collection of 13 papers from COGS (Collaborative Oncological Gene-environment Study), representing a significant advance in our understanding of genetic susceptibility to three hormone-related cancers: breast, ovarian and prostate cancer


Reporting Incidental Findings in Clinical Genome Sequencing

CDC Tips Campaign 2013

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Diseases of the Week


April is Autism Awareness Month

Long QT Syndrome

High Blood Pressure-Hypertension

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Select Events

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Funding Opportunities

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Reports and Publications


Cancer

Ethics & Law

Family History

Genomics in Practice

Genomic Tests

Guidelines and Recommendations

Newborn Screening

Public Health Sciences

Reviews and Commentaries on Science & Technology

Tools and Databases

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CDC-Authored Genomics Publications


CDC authors are indicated in bold

Genotypic characterization of Egypt enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli isolates expressing coli surface antigen 6
El-Gendy AM, Mansour A, Shaheen HI, Monteville MR, Armstrong AW, El-Sayed N, Young SY, Klena JD. J Infect Dev Ctries. 2013 ;7(2):90-100.

CrcZ and CrcX regulate carbon source utilization in Pseudomonas syringae pathovar tomato strain DC3000
Filiatrault MJ, Stodghill PV, Wilson J, Butcher BG, Chen H, Myers CR, Cartinhour SW. RNA Biol. 2013 Jan 25;10(2).

Use of whole genome sequencing to determine the microevolution of mycobacterium tuberculosis during an outbreak
Kato-Maeda M, Ho C, Passarelli B, Banaei N, Grinsdale J, Flores L, Anderson J, Murray M, Rose G, Kawamura LM, Pourmand N, Tariq MA, Gagneux S, Hopewell PC. PLoS One. 2013 ;8(3):e58235.

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