The NIH Roadmap Epigenomics Mapping Consortium aims to produce a public resource of epigenomic maps for stem cells and primary ex vivo tissues selected to represent the normal counterparts of tissues and organ systems frequently involved in human disease.

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Acknowledgements

We thank R. Waterland, C. Epstein, N. Shoresh and all consortium members, as well as the NIH Epigenomics Implementation Group, for discussions and feedback in the drafting of this document.

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  1. Bradley E. Bernstein, Alexander Meissner, Manolis Kellis, Eric S. Lander and Tarjei S. Mikkelsen are at the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

    • Bradley E Bernstein
    • , Alexander Meissner
    • , Manolis Kellis
    • , Eric S Lander
    •  & Tarjei S Mikkelsen
  2. Bradley E. Bernstein is also at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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  3. Alexander Meissner is in the Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

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  4. John A. Stamatoyannopoulos is in the Departments of Genome Sciences and Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA.

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  5. Joseph F. Costello is in the Department of Neurosurgery, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA.

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  6. Bing Ren is at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, California, USA.

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  7. Aleksandar Milosavljevic and Arthur L. Beaudet are in the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA.

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  10. Peggy J. Farnham is at the Genome Center, University of California at Davis, Davis, California, USA.

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  11. James A. Thomson is at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin, USA.

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