The Exome Project
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) have funded a new program known as the Exome Project. The goal of this project is to develop cost-effective, high-throughput sequencing of the protein coding regions of the human genome for application in well-phenotyped populations. Three groups are currently funded to test and implement approaches in four key areas - sample preparation, target capture, sequencing, and data management and analysis - to generate an integrated resequencing pipeline with the potential to reduce the cost of exome analysis.
Current Exome Project Participants
Harvard Medical School
University of Washington