How we work

GHGA is part of the German National Research Data Infrastructure (Nationale Forschungsdateninfrastruktur, NFDI e.V.). The NFDI initiative aims to establish and operate a research data infrastructure in Germany across discipline. GHGA is funded via the DFG under the umbrella of the NFDI. 


Decision making bodies in GHGA. The consortium is coordinated by the GHGA Board of Directors. In order to make informed decisions, the BoD consults with several internal and external bodies.

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Data Hubs

The GHGA infrastructure is serviced by a federated network of six data hubs. These are connected to local centers that are major producers of genomic data which will be integrated into GHGA.

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To ensure smooth organisation, developement and maintenance, GHGA is structured into eight workstreams adressing different aspects and functionalities.

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GHGA is part of the federated EGA, thereby enabling data sharing beyond national borders.

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