Unraveling Evolutionary Patterns

We are using genomics to uncover clues about species extinction, to learn how to save vulnerable populations and to see what this teaches us about our future on earth.

Identifying the Underpinnings of Disease

Diseases like cancer have a unique genetic signature that can be digitized, deconstructed and compared with healthy biology. It’s a clinical problem with a computer science solution.

Uniting Global Communities

We have led the effort to define genomics data-sharing standards by co-founding the GA4GH, with more than 450 organizational members from more than 40 countries

Platforms for Life-Saving Treatments

We can match individual tumor RNA with tumors in the largest public cancer genome database in the world — uncovering potential treatment options for patients with “incurable” cancer.

We are … Unlocking life.

Unexpected Diversity Found in 16 New Lab Mouse Genomes

The availability of new genomes for 16 diverse strains of laboratory mice will help accelerate research into the genetic underpinnings of human traits and diseases. Quanta Magazine | Oct 1, 2018 | Jonathan Lambert No animals have done more to help science unravel the...

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Sixteen diverse laboratory mouse reference genomes define strain-specific haplotypes and novel functional loci.

Article | Nature Genetics | Published: 01 October 2018 Jingtao Lilue, Anthony G. Doran, Ian T. Fiddes, Monica Abrudan, Joel Armstrong, Ruth Bennett, William Chow, Joanna Collins, Stephan Collins, Anne Czechanski, Petr Danecek, Mark Diekhans, Dirk-Dominik Dolle, Matt...

GA4GH 6th Plenary Meeting

The GA4GH 6th Plenary meeting will take place this October in Switzerland. Visit our event website to add the conference to your calendar or submit your email to ensure you receive event updates.

“The Genomics Institute has been coming up with approaches to treating pediatric cancer that have never been tried before.”

– John “Bud” and Rebecca Colligan, who established the Colligan Presidential Chair