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We genotyped 770 individuals belonging to 49 populations from Nepal, Bhutan, North India or Tibet at over 500,000 SNPs genomewide to investigate the demographic history of the region and the genetic adaptations to the harsh environment. This data is part of a pre-publication release. For information on the proper use of pre-publication data shared by the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute (including details of any publication moratoria), please see

Click on a Dataset ID in the table below to learn more, and to find out who to contact about access to these data

Dataset ID Description Technology Samples
EGAD00010001470 Illumina HumanOmniExpress-12-v1-0 170
EGAD00010001471 Illumina HumanOmni1-Quad_v1-0, HumanOmniExpress-12-v1-0, humanomniexpress-24-v1-1, HumanOmni25-8v1-2_A1 738
EGAD00010001472 Illumina HumanOmni1-Quad_v1-0 565
EGAD00010001473 Illumina humanomniexpress-24-v1-1 148
Publications Citations
Demographic History and Genetic Adaptation in the Himalayan Region Inferred from Genome-Wide SNP Genotypes of 49 Populations.
Mol Biol Evol 35: 2018 1916-1933