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The Sri Lankan Personal Genome Project: an overview

Authors:

Vajira H.W. Dissanayake ,

Professor, Department of Anatomy; Medical Geneticist, Human Genetics Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, LK
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Pubudu S. Samarakoon,

Tutor, Biomedical Informatics Course, Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. Current address: Research Fellow, Department of Medical Genetics, University of Oslo, NO
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Vinod Scaria,

Scientist, CSIR Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB), Delhi, IN
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Ashok Patowary,

Scientist, CSIR Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB), Delhi, IN
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Sridar Sivasubbu,

Scientist, CSIR Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB), Delhi, IN
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Rajesh S. Gokhale

Director, CSIR Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB), Delhi, IN
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Abstract

The first Sri Lankan Personal Genome was sequenced heralding the entry of Sri Lanka into the new era of whole genome sequencing. This paper explains the background and the rationale for the project, gives a brief overview of what was found in the Sri Lankan Personal Genome, and discusses the future directions of the project.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/sljbmi.v2i1.3711

Sri Lanka Journal of Bio-Medical Informatics 2011;2:4-8

How to Cite: Dissanayake, V.H.W. et al., (2011). The Sri Lankan Personal Genome Project: an overview. Sri Lanka Journal of Bio-Medical Informatics. 2(1), pp.4–8. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sljbmi.v2i1.3711
Published on 07 Nov 2011.
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