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Advancing the Goal of Precision Medicine: Our PrecisionFDA Truth Challenge Results

Posted by Jian Li on Jul 19, 2016 10:00:00 AM

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently launched a second precisionFDA Challenge to engage the genomics community in improving algorithms used for next-generation sequencing (NGS) analysis. This “Truth Challenge” aims to evaluate software pipelines for analyzing whole human genome sequencing datasets by comparing resulting variant calls against a new known truth that is not publically available at the time of submission.

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Topics: News, GiaB, PrecisionFDA, Sequencing, Truth Challenge, INDELs, whole genome, SNPs

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