We develop open standards and tools for genomics to benefit human health.

The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health was formed to help accelerate the potential of genomic medicine to advance human health. It brings together over 400 leading Genome Institutes and Centers with IT industry leaders to create global standards and tools for the secure, privacy respecting and interoperable sharing of Genomic data.

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Global Alliance for Genomics and Health 2017 Projects

  • Anishka Gupta
    Improve Structural Variants Support in VCF Validator
    The VCF (Variant Call Format) is a format for text files, which is generally stored in a compressed manner to make the data retrieval of variants...
  • Amila Silva
    VCF Streaming API Server and Specification
    “Htsget retrieval API spec” [1] is a specification by the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) for genomics bulk data transfers. This is a...