International Initiatives related to Geuvadis
The HapMap project


What is it about ?

" The International HapMap Project is a partnership of scientists and funding agencies from Canada, China, Japan, Nigeria, the United Kingdom and the United States to develop a public resource that will help researchers find genes associated with human disease and response to pharmaceuticals."
International Cancer Genome Consortium


What is it about ?

" The ICGC Goal is to obtain a comprehensive description of genomic, transcriptomic and epigenomic changes in 50 different tumor types and/or subtypes which are of clinical and societal importance across the globe. "
Cartagene


What is it about ?

"CARTaGENE seeks to create a resource for the advancement of genetic research, with the aim of improving the health of Quebecers. This public resource will operate under a governance framework and will consist of a databank and a biobank. The database will contain environmental, demographic and health data. The biobank will contain DNA, blood and urine samples."
The 1000 Genomes Project


What is it about ?

" The 1000 Genomes Project is the first project to sequence the genomes of a large number of people, to provide a comprehensive resource on human genetic variation. The goal of the 1000 Genomes Project is to find most genetic variants that have frequencies of at least 1% in the populations studied. "