Nanjing Big Data Center To Store DNA Of Ethnic Chinese



plans to build a USD 1 billion super-sized sequencing platform in the Jiangsu Province aimed at storing genetic information of millions of its ethnic Chinese population, official media reported today.

The project is part of the National Health & Medicine Big Data (Nanjing) Center, a six-billion yuan (about USD one billion) project, Lan Qing, Deputy Director of the provincial Health and Family said.

 During the first phase, health and medical information on about 80 million people, the equivalent of the population in Jiangsu, will be stored at the center, Lan said. 



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