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Finnish Genetics Aid Disease Research

The Illumina Genomics Podcast

Finnish Genetics Aid Disease Research

Jul 07, 2017 | Episode 4 | 13 mins

The country of Finland is the largest population isolate in Europe, with a number of rare alleles enriched in the Finnish population. Dr. Hannele Laivuori and Dr. Mervi Kinnunen coordinate the Sequencing Initiative Suomi and Industry Partnership for Human Genetics projects. They discuss how Finnish genetic information is being used to help disease research.

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