Republic of Korea joins the Project
The Republic of Korea became the Human Variome Project's 17th HVP Country Node on the 7th of August. The HVP Korean Node will be a joint undertaking of the Genetic Society of Korea and the Genome Research Foundation.
"We're very glad to welcome this join undertaking from the Republic of Korea as our seventeenth HVP Country Node," said Professor Richard Cotton, the Human Variome Project's Scientific Director. "There's been a lot of interest from Korea in the Project over the last few years, and we're are extremely delighted that they have comitted to freely and openly sharing their nation's genetic data with the world."