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June 29, 2021 at 12:00 pm - Cologne Center for Genomics Seminar on “Big Data for clinical research – how much is wishful thinking?” by Amke Caliebe (Institute of Medical Informatics and Statistics, Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel), Host: Michael Nothnagel (Virtual Meeting via Zoom). For more information see here.

December 11, 2020 - Extension of the high-throughput sequencing initiative. Senate decides to continue the network for Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) and thus further options for applying for sequencing costs in projects. The Senate of the German Research Foundation (DFG) decided in its meeting on December 10, 2020, which was held as a video conference due to the coronavirus pandemic, to extend the Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) initiative until 2023. In March 2018, four competence centers were set up in the network and a total of 93 projects were subsequently funded in the tendering rounds for “sequencing costs in projects”. For more information see here.