EU project EASI Genomics provides free-of-charge access to sequencing.

2019-03-26

SNP&SEQ Facility at SciLifeLab Uppsala is one of the 16 academic and industrial partners that will support diverse genomics project through EASI Genomics.

The European Advanced infraStructure for Innovative Genomics (EASI Genomics) funded by the EU Horizon 2020 program started on Febr 1st 2019. A major activity of EASI Genomics will be to provide free-of-charge transnational access to advanced sequencing technologies. The SNP&SEQ Facility at SciLifeLab Uppsala is one of the 16 academic and industrial partners that will support diverse genomics project from study design, over state-of-the-art sequencing to bioinformatic analysis. EASI-Genomics is an infrastructure project with a total budget of 10 million € that will handle between 150 and 300 projects over a period of 4 years.

The first call for proposals will focus on sequencing of ancient DNA from archaeological samples, analysis of microbiomes that study the diversity and particularities of populations of microorganisms related to diseases, the study of genetic material at single cell level, and epigenetic modifications of genetic material and its organisation in human diseases. This first call was launched on March 25th.

Research institution partners of EASI Genomics: