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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Technologies

  • java
  • python
  • cloud
  • c/c++
  • mongodb

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Global Alliance for Genomics and Health 2018 Projects

  • Dilshat Salikhov
    Connect genomic sample discovery and sequencing data streaming
    BioSamples is the EMBL-EBI central hub for metadata about samples whose raw data is hosted in reference archives such as EGA, ENA and EVA. The goal...
  • Eric Keilty
    Proposal: Global filesystem and search engine for genomics data
    Data Object Service (DOS) is an emerging standard for specifying location of data across different cloud environments. The goal of DOS is to create a...
  • Somesh Chaturvedi
    Reference Sequence Retrieval API
    This proposal consists of the development of a compliance test suite for Reference API servers with validation and checks for URLs, status codes,...
  • Sarbjit Singh
    Simplify usage of VCF validation suite
    vcf-validator is a suite of command-line tools that can validate and fix VCF files. The goal of my project is to overcome the limitations of the...
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