NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A project aimed at sequencing the genomes of 100 Canadians in the next year will launch this week, the University of Toronto said today.

The project, called the Personal Genome Project Canada (PGP-C), is a collaboration with Harvard Medical School's Personal Genome Project. Combined, the two projects seek to sequence 100,000 individuals in the next decade in order to achieve greater clarity on the genetic variants involved in diseases.

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