* Posts by AvalancheCat

1 post • joined 11 Apr 2018

Boffins score gene bonanza: EU countries pledge to share one million genomes by 2022

AvalancheCat

Estonian

The Estonian national gene collection project: https://www.geenivaramu.ee/en

I think they currently have 20000+ citizens sequenced(including me), and this year they hope to add 100,000 more.

The motivation to volunteer: They provide personal gene consultations for the donors and hopefully in the next few years it (the sequenced genome) will make its way to peoples personal doctors.

Although, I didn't know anything about them sharing it with the UK, Finland and Spain...wth

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