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Personal Genome Project--UK

Discussion in 'Genetic Testing and SNPs' started by Gemini, Nov 12, 2013.

  1. Gemini

    Gemini Senior Member

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    "Efforts to put individual genome sequences and accompanying personal health information online in a freely accessible database just got a boost in the United Kingdom. On 6 November, Stephan Beck from University College London and his colleagues announced the establishment of a British Personal Genome Project (PGP-UK), which will recruit volunteers to provide DNA and health data with no restrictions on their use.

    PGP-UK plans to sequence 50 British residents, age 18 or older, in its first year and ultimately hopes to enroll 100,000, Beck says. Some 450 people have already expressed interest, and the group has secured a year’s worth of funding and in-kind sequencing services."

    www.personalgenomes.org.uk

    this link may be behind a paywall: http://scim.ag/persgens
     
  2. wastwater

    wastwater Senior Member

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    Id like to be in on this hope there isn't some clause that makes it not available to me.
     
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