COLD SPRING HARBOR, May 8 – The 1000 Genomes Project is continuing to analyze data from its three pilot projects, generated using a mix of second-generation sequencing technologies from Illumina, Applied Biosystems, and 454 Life Sciences, and plans to sequence at least 1,200 individuals – both HapMap and newly collected samples – at low coverage by the end of this year.

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