Illumina Platinum Genomes

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This dataset comprises the 6 member CEPH pedigree 1463. See for full details.

Google Cloud Platform data locations


  • The source files for this data include:
    • All of the BAM files listed at the EBI FTP site.
    • All of the VCF files were listed at the Illumina FTP site prior to the IlluminaPlatinumGenomes_v6.0 release but they have since been taken down.
  • These files were copied to Google Cloud Storage, uploaded to Google Genomics, and the variants were exported to Google BigQuery.

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