Enabling 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

Recent event
Oct. 15 - 17, 2017 / Orlando, Florida, USA

The GA4GH 5th Plenary Meeting will formally launch a Strategic Plan focused on enabling responsible, real-world genomic data sharing by 2022. The agenda will include a joint keynote address from Francis Collins and Harold Varmus on international open science as well as presentations from GA4GH Work Streams and Driver Projects. Day 1 will bring together the active volunteer community for working meetings while Days 2 and 3 are open to the public.

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Meeting Report

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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.