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Title: HGV2012: leveraging next-generation technology and large datasets to advance disease research.
Authors: Gonzaludo N,  Zheng HX,  Wang J,  Chanock SJ,  Jin L,  Scherer S,  Wijmenga C,  Kwok PY,  Brookes AJ
Journal: Hum Mutat
Date: 2013 Apr
Branches: CGR, LTG
PubMed ID: 23315969
PMC ID: PMC3606662
Abstract: The 13th International Meeting on Human Genome Variation and Complex Genome Analysis (HGV2012: Shanghai, China, 6th-8th September 2012) was a stimulating workshop where researchers from academia and industry explored the latest progress, challenges, and opportunities in genome variation research. Key themes included advancements in next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology, investigation of common and rare diseases, employing NGS in the clinic, utilizing large datasets that leverage biobanks and population-specific cohorts, and exploration of genomic features.