Study of Rare & Novel HLA Alleles by NGS HLA

Anthropological NGS studies to confirm and further characterize HLA alleles identified by non- NGS typing methods as novel or rare/very rare (Non-CWD based on Mack et al 2013). Samples from subjects carrying alleles of interest and when available, samples from family quartets consisting of two parents and at least two non-HLA identical children or family trios consisting of one parent and at least two non-HLA identical children are required.

Project leader: Medhat Askar (
Derek Middleton, PhD (

Requirements for participating in this project:


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