A new human “pangenome” reference
NHGRI announces a set of publications on the new human pangenome reference, which provides a more comprehensive view of our DNA blueprint with sequences that far better represents the diversity of the human population. The human pangenome reference incorporates data from more than 47 globally diverse people, with the goal of reaching 350 people by 2024.
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At NHGRI, we are focused on advances in genomics research. Building on our leadership role in the initial sequencing of the human genome, we collaborate with the world's scientific and medical communities to enhance genomic technologies that accelerate breakthroughs and improve lives. By empowering and expanding the field of genomics, we can benefit all of humankind.