Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Bio-IT World: Genomic Data Standards Are a ‘Necessity’

[caption id="attachment_20408" align="alignright" width="150"] Aaron Wenger, Ph.D[/caption] Genomic data standards will be essential for continuing the growth of genomics and ensuring its smooth transition into the clinic, according to a new Bio-IT World article written by PacBio scientist Aaron Wenger. The piece nicely sums up recent efforts from the Genome in a Bottle Consortium, the Genome Reference Consortium, and the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health to paint a picture of the state of genomic data standard development today. “The more we learn about the human genome, the more needs we identify for data standards,” Wenger reports. “For example, early…

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