Advancing human genetics research and drug discovery through exome sequencing of the UK Biobank

Nature Genetics
Volume 53 Issue 7, July 2021
https://www.nature.com/ng/volumes/53/issues/7

 

Perspective | 28 June 2021
Advancing human genetics research and drug discovery through exome sequencing of the UK Biobank
The UK Biobank Exome Sequencing Consortium aims to sequence all the exomes of approximately 500,000 UK Biobank participants. This Perspective describes the results from approximately 200,000 exomes and discusses the lessons learned from this UK Biobank–biopharmaceutical company collaboration.
Joseph D. Szustakowski, Suganthi Balasubramanian, Zhan Ye