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First report from the worlds most ambitious sequencing project

21/07/2022 03:31 PM | Click to read full article

Scientists at deCODE genetics a subsidiary of Amgen together with collaborators from Denmark report on the whole genome sequences of 150 thousand participants in the UK biobank in a paper published in the journal Nature today.

This is the first report from the largest whole genome sequencing effort to date where scientists from deCODE genetics and from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute are set to sequence 500 thousand whole genomes in three years.