NIST Consortium Embarks on Developing 'Meter Stick of the Genome' for Clinical Sequencing | GenomeWeb

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has founded a consortium, called "Genome in a Bottle," to develop reference materials and performance metrics for clinical human genome sequencing.

Following an initial workshop in April, consortium members – which include stakeholders from industry, academia, and the government – met at NIST last month to discuss details and timelines for the project.

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