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Academic research community (GECIP)

Academics, clinicians, and students worldwide can join our research community, the Genomics England Clinical Interpretations Partnership (GECIP, for short).

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Research projects by domain

Select from the domains and explore our active research projects.

Research projects for Population genomics

Surveying disease-associated genetic variants in the 100,000 Genomes Project

Genetic and environmental factors affecting de-novo germline mutation

Analysis of differences in cancer across ethnic groups

Effects of endogamy versus consanguinity on risk of rare disorders

Identifying genes associated with severe COVID-19 clinical course

Disentangling the genetic ancestry predisposition to COVID-19 from socioeconomic stratification using population genetics

The prevalence of nuclear mitochondrial segments (NUMTs) in the population

Diagnosis rates across ancestral population groups

Oligogenic model for rare disorders

Export of ethnically-defined allele frequency data from the Research Environment

The burden of Neanderthal introgression in rare diseases and cancers

The genetic ancestry of the 100,000 Genomes Project participants and its association with chemotherapeutic toxicities

De novo SNV and indel detection

Genetic analysis of renal disease.

Factors affecting mutation rate in somatic tissues and the germline

The effects of common genetic variation and polygenic risk in cardiomyopathy

High resolution profiling of 3D genome folding links disease variants to causal target genes

Population genomics research plan

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Population genomics detailed research plan
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