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


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The latest from GA4GH

October 12th 2018
Human Mutation Special Issue Features ClinGen, a GA4GH Driver Project

A paper published in the October, 2018 special issue of Human Mutation features the ways in which the Clinical Genome Resource (ClinGen) is contributing to GA4GH standards development.

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October 5th 2018
GA4GH Announces Open Call for New Driver Projects

GA4GH will select up to five new Driver Projects for 2019, focusing on international genomic data initiatives that can increase the organization’s global representation, have significant scientific merit, and capacity to contribute to GA4GH development efforts.

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GA4GH 6th Plenary Meeting

The GA4GH 6th Plenary Meeting will be held at the Congress Center Basel in Basel, Switzerland and will present the first set of deliverables developed under GA4GH Connect — our 5-year strategic plan to enable real-world genomic data sharing by 2022. We are grateful for the support of our local meeting sponsors, the SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics and ELIXIR, who will co-host the meeting. Please visit our event website to register, book accommodations, and learn more.

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How we work

GA4GH Work Streams develop standards and tools that are founded on the 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.