PGP to Select Participants for Sequencing Based on Phenotype; Will Include Microbiome Data | GenomeWeb

In a departure from initial plans, Harvard Medical School's Personal Genome Project will choose participants for whole-genome sequencing based on their phenotype, according to project organizers.

The PGP, which will enroll 1,000 participants in the so-called PGP-1K cohort this month, said that it plans to make more genome data from current participants publicly available by the end of November, including complete genomes of the first 10 participants, known as the PGP-10, and four additional genomes from "recent enrollees."

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