Development and implementation of a transversal NGS & bioinformatics platform at the Belgian Institute of Public Health

Last updated on 22-8-2019 by Anonymous (not verified)

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Despite being a well-established research method, the use of NGS and bioinformatics for routine analysis in a public health setting remains a challenge. The NGS and bioinformatics platform was recently set up at the Belgian Institute of Public Health with the aim of utilizing NGS and bioinformatics for the diagnosis, surveillance, control and characterization of potentially harmful organisms; and to promote public health genomics by the effective integration of NGS and bioinformatics into clinical use and public health policy.The platform develops solutions and provides data acquisition and…

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