The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) is a global standards organization that builds and maintains policy guidelines for storing, accessing, transferring, and protecting genomic data in ways that promote open science. Watch this short video to learn more about who we are and what we do!
As genomic sequencing increases around the globe, it becomes vital to store this data efficiently and sustainably. GA4GH’s CRAM file format for genomic data compression tackles this challenge and helps facilitate global collaboration.
This playlist shares how institutions around the world have used CRAM in their pipelines.
On October 17, 2017, The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health launched a new 5-year strategic plan to advance genomic data sharing. The day included keynote speakers, Dr. Francis Collins and Dr. Harold Varmus as well as a series of speakers who spoke on the advancement of genomic data sharing around the world.