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Should you filter GWAS hits with high standard error?

I'm trying to figure out if I should be filtering out GWAS hits that have high standard error and I'm not quite sure what to do. It seems like it might not matter, because the standard error is used ...
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Are the conclusions in “The proximal origin of SARS-CoV-2” legit?

I don't have any background in genetics and bioinformatics, so I ask you if you think that the arguments provided in the article The proximal origin of SARS-CoV-2 by Andersen et al. are convincing. In ...
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CRISPR Screen Control - What genes do not affect phenotype when knocked out?

I have some raw read count data from a crispr screen. The library used was addgene's Mouse Improved Genome-wide Knockout CRISPR Library v2 I'm following an ...
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Detecting whether genome is genetically engineered?

Is there a methodology for detecting whether a genome has been tampered with by a biologist? For instance, say there has been an ebola outbreak such as in "The Andromeda Strain". Is there a way a ...
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Genetic Genealogy related to SNP variants and INDEL variants

Background: I am looking for some advice on the use of SNP variants versus INDEL variants for determining Genetic Genealogy, specifically for determining accurately the "START" and "END" of shared DNA ...
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Read-informed statistical phasing

I'm wondering if there are any tools out there that perform statistical phasing of genetic data (e.g. Eagle) that take read-based phasing from GATK into account. I've found this paper which sounds ...
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What is the name of this type of figure?

This figure comes from this wiki page. I googled "gene location figure" and "gene location plot", none gets similar results. I also tried search by image, none of the results is close. so, what is ...
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How to cluster the human genes by pathways/system-biology/metabolic properties?

I would like to make a chord plot from my data. I have a list of genes that according to my experiments are divided into 64 clusters of enrichment pattern. I would combine my 64 clusters with a ...
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How do you query and explore ENCODE data?

I am looking for a modular way to query data from ENCODE. For example, I would like to get CHiP-seq or similar tracks for a specific cell line. What's the proper way to do it? Finally, is there an ...
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Continuing analysis based on a log-likelihood ratio? (Comparing methylation between two PoolSeq phenotypes)

I'm trying to get some pointers on where to start on the analysis of my dataset. First, some basic info: Background: We performed Nanopore sequencing of two poolseq samples called UU and DD referring ...
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How do population genetics people define a population?

How do population genetics people define a population? Do they define it as a layman will do? say Africans, Americans, or so? Or is there a more scientific way of doing so? For example, I think ...