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CHICAGO (GenomeWeb) – The Broad Institute this week released GATK4, the much-anticipated version 4 update to the Genome Analysis Toolkit, following a two-year redesign.

"It involved a fairly extensive reengineering of the underlying framework," said Geraldine Van der Auwera, associate director for outreach and communication for the Broad's Data Sciences Platform.

"We pretty much wrote everything from scratch," added Eric Banks, senior director of the Data Sciences Platform.

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