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UAB Researches Method for Detecting Genetic Variants Connected to Diseases

With researchers sharpening their focus on genetic variance and its connection to disease, there is a need to find more efficient association testing methods. Dr. Nianjun Liu and Dr. Xiang-Yang Lou, associate professors in the department of biostatistics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, recently developed a powerful method of analyzing next-generation genetic sequencing data.