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We thank J.A. Stamatoyannopoulos (U. Washington), C.-T. Wu (Harvard Medical School) and J. Schloss (NHGRI) for input. We thank the National Human Genome Research Institute for support.

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H.Y.C. is a co-founder and serves on the SAB of Accent Therapeutics and Epinomics; G.C. has the following financial interests (arep.med.harvard.edu/gmc/tech.html); A.D. is CEO of Before Brands; J.R.E. is a member of the scientific advisory board of Epinomics and Pathway Genomics; E.G. is the co-founder and chairman of Color Genomics and an investor in WholeBiome, Karius, Epinomics, and Encoded Genomics; P.G.G. is a co-founder of Epinomics; W.J.G. is a co-founder of Epinomics; C.H. is a scientific founder of Accent Therapeutics; M.P.S. is a founder and member of the science advisory board of Personalis and Qbio, and a science advisory board member of Genapsys and Epinomics; J.T. is an employee of 23andMe; M.V. serves as a member of the SAB of seqWell.

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Carter, A., Chang, H., Church, G. et al. Challenges and recommendations for epigenomics in precision health. Nat Biotechnol 35, 1128–1132 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/nbt.4030

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