Prediction Paradigm

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Dr. Sahinalp, the lab director, talks about genomic structural variation and the recent contribution of the lab in Genome Web.

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Türklerin de gen haritası çıkarıdı (“Genetic map” of Turks is produced)

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Hürryet newspaper story on the Turkish Genome Project features the leadership role of Can Alkan and Cenk Sahinalp (In Turkish).

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Human genome research leaps ahead at SFU

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SFU news features the algorithm designed by Cenk Sahinalp and doctoral students Fereydoun Hormozdiari and Iman Hajirasouliha. The research made international headlines within the genetics research community and is the cover story of the December 2011 issue of Genome Research.

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New Sequence Simulator Could Simplify Alignment Software Selection

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Scientific researchers who aren’t sure what alignment algorithm is best for mapping reads from their latest sequencing project may get some clarity from a new simulation program developed by researchers at Case Western Reserve University that evaluates the accuracy and speed of some well-known software packages. See complete article here

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1000 Genomes Project completes first map of human genetic variation

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The 1000 Genomes Project publishes analysis of completed pilot phase. Iman Hajirasouliha, Fereydoun Hormozdiari and Dr. Cenk Sahinalp from the lab for computational biology at SFU are collaborators in the projects.

1000 genome project is also featured in BBC News, TheGuardian, Science Now and Telegraph.

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