molecular epidemiology

molecular epidemiology

the use in epidemiologic studies of techniques of molecular biology such as DNA typing.

molecular epidemiology

Molecular medicine An evolving field that combines the tools of standard epidemiology–case studies, questionnaires and monitoring of exposure to external factors with the tools of molecular biology–eg, restriction endonucleases, Southern blot hybridization, PCR and other amplification techniques and agarose gel electrophoresis. See PAH-adducts.

mo·lec·u·lar ep·i·de·mi·ol·o·gy

(mō-lek'yū-lăr ep'i-dē-mē-ol'ŏ-jē)
The use in epidemiologic studies of techniques of molecular biology such as DNA typing.
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Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis: Contributions of Molecular Epidemiology
Molecular epidemiology of echovirus 30: temporal circulation and substitution of single lineages.
* Environmental Genome Project--This project comprises discovery and resequencing of single-nucleotide polymorphisms, the Comparative Mouse Genomics Centers Consortium, and programs in molecular epidemiology and bioethics.
His research interests include viruses that cause respiratory tract infections in children and the molecular epidemiology of HMPV and HCoV NL-63.
This latency moved researchers to develop the field of molecular epidemiology 20 years ago.
The second edition also deals with several areas not covered in the first edition, including molecular epidemiology, evolution of the M.
Investigators in the Molecular Epidemiology and Ecogenetics research core are based primarily at UTMDACC and are focused on the study of gene-environment interactions in cancer etiology.
Her research interests include laboratory diagnosis and molecular epidemiology of bacterial vaccine-preventable diseases.
Lucier is the former director of the NIEHS's Environmental Toxicology Program, head of a research group on molecular epidemiology and dosimetry, and coeditor of EHP.
Population genetic analysis of Serpulina pilosicoli and its molecular epidemiology in villages in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea.
Phase 3 of the EGP, now in its initial planning stages, will include the Molecular Epidemiology Program, in which population-based epidemiologic studies will be initiated to understand the role of gene variations in human genetic susceptibility.
Temporal trends and molecular epidemiology of HIV-1 infection in Taiwan from 1988 to 1998.

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