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Nanopore Reference Human Genome

genetic genomic life sciences whole genome sequencing


This dataset includes the sequencing and assembly of a reference standard human genome (GM12878) using the MinION nanopore sequencing instrument with the R9.4 1D chemistry.

Update Frequency

Data will be added as methodology improves or new data uses are encountered.


Nanopore Human Reference data is released under the Creative Commons CC-BY license and allows free, full and open access to all. For more details please refer to the data reuse and license section of the documentation.


Managed By

Nanopore Whole Genome Sequencing Consortium

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How to Cite

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Resources on AWS

  • Description
    Nanopore Reference Human Genome
    Resource type
    S3 Bucket
    Amazon Resource Name (ARN)
    AWS Region
    AWS CLI Access (No AWS account required)
    aws s3 ls --no-sign-request s3://nanopore-human-wgs/
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