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

13 September 2021
GA4GH 9th Plenary Meeting announces Dr. Harold Varmus and Dr. Alan Christoffels as keynote speakers

The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) will hold its 9th annual Plenary Meeting on September 28 and 29, 2021. Open, free, and virtual, 9th Plenary aims to bring together the global genomics and health community to address the complexities of sharing genomic and related health data across traditional bounds. This year, Dr. Harold Varmus and Dr. Alan Christoffels will join GA4GH 9th Plenary as keynote speakers.


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3 September 2021
GA4GH Community Spotlight: Zornitza Stark

This GA4GH Community Spotlight is the fourth in a monthly series featuring individuals from across GA4GH. This month we are featuring Professor Zornitza Stark who is a clinical geneticist working at Australian Genomics and the Victorian Clinical Genetics Services.

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28 September 2021 | Virtual
GA4GH 9th Plenary Meeting

This year, the GA4GH 9th Plenary event will be entirely virtual and take place September 28–29, 2021.

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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.