GoNL in the Dutch press

The publication of our article Whole-genome sequence variation, population structure and demographic history of the Dutch population in Nature Genetics attracted the attention of the Dutch press: NRC Handelsblad: http://www.nrc.nl/nieuws/2014/06/30/nederlandse-dna-atlas-toont-een-honkvast-volk/ (free) de Volkskrant: http://www.volkskrant.nl/vk/nl/2844/Archief/archief/article/detail/3684272/2014/07/05/Made-in-Holland.dhtml (subscribers only) Dagblad van het Noorden: http://www.dvhn.nl/nieuws/plus/genoom-nederlandse-volk-ontrafeld-11385693.html (subscribers only)

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GoNL in Nature Genetics

We are happy to present the first comprehensive report on the whole-genome sequence variation, population structure and demographic history of the Dutch population. Read all about it in Nature Genetics at http://www.nature.com/ng/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ng.3021.html Abstract Whole-genome sequencing enables complete characterization of genetic variation,

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Prizes at Genetics Retreat 2014

We are proud that GoNL won again prizes, this time at the 24th edition of the Genetics Retreat. The first prize goes to Sara Pulit (UMC Utrecht) for her talk ‘Genome-wide significance in the sequencing era’. The poster prize goes to Jessica van Setten (UMC Utrecht) for

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Search GoNL snps online

Search counts of alternative alleles and genotypes from only the parents (498 individuals) in the web search via http://www.nlgenome.nl/search/

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Position paper online

The position paper describing Genome of the Netherlands is online: Boomsma, D. I., Wijmenga, C., Slagboom, E. P., Swertz, M. A., Karssen, L. C., Abdellaoui, A., et al. (2013). The Genome of the Netherlands: design, and project goals. European Journal

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SNP calling complete

After over a year of major sample handling and number crunching by all involved we are delighted to report that the SNPs have now been called on all 769 individuals. Next stop: a phased reference set for imputation.

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