National human genome projects: an update and an agenda

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Population genetic and human genetic studies are being accelerated with genome technology and data sharing. Accordingly, in the past 10 years, several countries have initiated genetic research using genome technology and identified the genetic architecture of the ethnic groups living in the corresponding country or suggested the genetic foundation of a social phenomenon. Genetic research has been conducted from epidemiological studies that previously described the health or disease conditions in defined population. This perspective summarizes national genome projects conducted in the past 10 years and introduces case studies to utilize genomic data in genetic research.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e2017045
JournalEpidemiology and health
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes


  • Genetics
  • Genomics
  • Human genome project
  • Microarray
  • Next generation sequencing
  • Whole genome sequencing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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