A permanent archive that promotes the distribution and sharing of genetic and phenotypic data consented for specific approved uses but not fully open, public distribution. The EGA follows strict protocols for information management, data storage, security and dissemination. Authorized access to the data is managed in partnership with the data-providing organizations. The EGA includes major reference data collections for human genetics research.
European Molecular Biology Laboratory–European Bioinformatics Institute, Hinxton, UK; Centre for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona, Spain; Institute of Evolutionary Biology, Universitat Pompeu Fabra–Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Barcelona, Spain; Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA), Barcelona, Spain