By Andrea Anderson

COLD SPRING HARBOR, NY (GenomeWeb News) – Members of the 1000 Genomes Project plan to sequence as many as 1,100 samples by the end of this summer as part of the project's main sequencing effort, attendees at the Biology of Genomes meeting heard here today.

Speaking on behalf of the project, Co-chair Richard Durbin, a bioinformatics researcher at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, said that nearly 500 samples have been sequenced as part of the main 1000 Genomes project as of this month.

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