A new genomics and systems biology journal will collaborate with an international, open access database to include a section devoted to publishing genetic datasets. linkurl:__Human Genomics and Proteomics__;http://www.sage-hindawi.com/journals/hgp/ (__HGP__) was officially launched Saturday (May 31) at a human genomics symposium in Barcelona by editor-in-chief, George Patrinos, a geneticist at Erasmus University Medical Center in The Netherlands. The new journal is the first offering from SAGE-Hindawi Access to Research, a linkurl:partnership;http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/53883/ designed to create a family of linkurl:open access;http://www.the-scientist.com/2007/11/1/52/1/ journals between publishers linkurl:SAGE;http://www.sagepub.com/home.nav and linkurl:Hindawi.;http://www.hindawi.com/ __HGP__ will be linked to linkurl:FINDbase,;http://www.findbase.org/ a public, population-specific genetic database that charts mutations and their associated disorders in several countries around the world. "As the first journal with an affiliated database in this discipline, __HGP__ offers a unique opportunity to authors to open up access to their research to the widest possible community," Patrinos, the newly appointed joint editor-in-chief of the journal, said in a...

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