1K Genomes Project Completes WGS and Exome Sequencing of 1K Individuals, IDs 20M Novel SNPs | GenomeWeb

By Monica Heger

This story was originally published on May 16.

The 1000 Genomes Project is well into its production phase, having completed low-coverage whole-genome sequencing of 1,094 samples, whole-exome sequencing for 997 of those, and SNP array genotyping for 1,542 individuals.

The project's organizers have also expanded the study to include additional populations from Africa, Asia, and Europe, as well as admixed populations in the Americas.

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