Researchers at Maryland Play Key Role in Unprecedented Effort to Analyze Variation in Human Genome

Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 13:20 in Biology & Nature

After eight years of analysis, scientists from around the world have completed an unprecedented project to delineate a wide spectrum of human genetic variation. This enormous catalog of data, known as the 1000 Genomes Project, will yield insights for decades. Scientists from the University of Maryland School of Medicine played a key role in the consortium, and co-authored two papers published this week about the effort in the current issue of the journal Nature.

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