Human Genetics presents original and timely articles on all aspects of human genetics. Coverage includes gene structure and organization; gene expression; mutation detection and analysis; linkage analysis and genetic mapping; physical mapping; cytogenetics and cytogenomics; genome structure and organization; bioinformatics; gene therapy and gene editing; disease association studies; molecular diagnostics; genetic epidemiology; evolutionary genetics; developmental genetics; genotype-phenotype relationships; pharmacogenetics and -genomics; molecular genetics of tumorigenesis; genetics of complex diseases and epistatic interactions; ethical, legal and social issues.

  • Human Genetics is a Transformative Journal (TJ). When a paper is accepted for publication, authors can choose to publish using either the traditional publishing route or  immediate gold Open Access (Funding available! Please see: https://www.springer.com/journal/439/open-access-publishing)
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  • David N. Cooper,
  • Cynthia C Morton
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6.099 (2021)
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1432-1203
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