Enabling responsible genomic data sharing for the benefit of human health

The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) is a policy-framing and technical standards-setting organization, seeking to enable responsible genomic data sharing within a human rights framework.


The latest from GA4GH

20 February 2023
Shaping the future of genomic data use:
GA4GH opens call for next generation of Driver Projects

GA4GH Driver Projects shape the way we access, share, study, and use genomic data across borders.

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7 February 2023
Representing structural variation: introducing a new VRS Special Interest Group

A GA4GH group that tackles the problem of representing structural variations in sequenced DNA is seeking members.

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14 November 2022 | Virtual
GA4GH Virtual Connect 2022

Members of the GA4GH community are invited to participate in the 2022 GA4GH Virtual Connect. The virtual four-day meeting will be from 14 to 16 and 30 November 2022.

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Organizational members including:

Broad Institute
Wellcome Sanger Institute

How we work

GA4GH Work Streams develop standards and tools that are founded on the Framework for Responsible Sharing of Genomic and Health-Related Data. Their work is designed to enable international genomic data sharing based on the specific needs of clinical and research Driver Projects — real-world genomic data initiatives sourced from around the globe.