A korean genome sequence is announced to the public using a Solexa sequencer 2008 12 04

From Mitogenomics.org

The first Korean Genome Announced (2008. Dec. 4th)

Gacheon Medical School's Lee Gilyeo Cancer Diabetes Research Institute and KOBIC of KRIBB announced a Korean human genome sequence. 


The first full genome sequence is available from ftp://ftp.kobic.re.kr/pub/PersonalGenomes/Korean/

This is the fifth individual genome that is fully available on the net. Dr. Kim Seong-jin's genome was sequenced who is the head of the LCDI (Lee Gilyeo Cancer Diabetes Inst.).

The genome was analyzed by KOBIC using around 150 CPUs.

The first Korean Genome was published in Genome Research in May 2009.


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