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Building Community Ties: GHGA at the Functional Epigenomics Conference

Participating actively in the Functional Epigenomics Conference in Saarbrücken, GHGA engaged closely with the epigenomics community for the first time.

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New GHGA podcast episode about trust in genome databases

Trust between the public and public institutions, such as genome databases, is important. But why is it important? And what exactly do we mean with trust?

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Genomhäppchen: new mini-podcast

"Genomhäppchen" (snackable genome) is a science podcast by GHGA containing fun facts about genome research. The podcast is only available in German.

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Advances in scalable DNA sequencing analysis: nf-core/sarek 3

A recent publication with GHGA contribution introduces nf-core/sarek 3, a comprehensive variant calling and annotation pipeline designed for both germline and somatic samples.

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Terms of Use for GHGA now published

The Terms of Use for the GHGA define the services offered by the GHGA Consortium and the performance levels of those services that Users can expect. They also define the conditions that apply to Users when using GHGA.

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New Draft Policy for Genomics: WHO Invites Comments

GHGA welcomes the new WHO policy for Genome Data Access, Use and Sharing and follows the call for comments in this community effort.

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Statement on the BMG's draft bill for an ordinance on the MVGenomV

GHGA, TMF e. V. and other institutions have submitted a joint statement on the Federal Ministry of Health's draft bill for an ordinance on the Genome Sequencing Model Project in accordance with Section 64e(12) of the SGB V.

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GHGA signs first Central-to-Data Hub Bilateral Contracts

As an important milestone on our way to launch the GHGA Archive, Central-to-Data Hub Bilateral Contracts have been signed between the DKFZ and TU Dresden, and between the DKFZ and EKUT.

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Join our new NGS Pipeline Benchmarking efforts

Benchmarking small pathogenic and structural variants can be challenging. Utilizing cutting-edge SeraSeq, GHGA partners with the NGS-CN to start a new initiative to benchmark NGS pipelines.

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GHGA welcomes BIH as Co-applicant Institution

The Berlin Institute of Health at Charité (BIH) has now joined the GHGA Consortium as a new Co-applicant Institution. Together with MDC and Charité, the BIH will develop a GHGA Data hub in Berlin.

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GHGA presents progress at NFDI Interim Report Symposium

As part of the NFDI Interim Report Symposium, GHGA presented progress and future plans for the project. The event, hosted by the DFG, provided insights into the results of the review round of the NFDI consortia.

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GHGA portfolio development

Going into the new year with exciting news, we are pleased to announce that we have concluded the first integration of the core services required for GHGA Archive! As of January 2024, the GHGA Architecture team has deployed this next stage of GHGA for internal testing.

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