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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Nearly half the world has Asian ancestry, yet from a genomics standpoint, these populations are poorly understood. Such a knowledge gap has implications for precision medicine, according to Stephan Schuster, professor at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, who is heading up the GenomeAsia 100K Project to sequence the whole genomes of 100,000 individuals to 30x coverage.

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