Documents & Announcements

Guidelines for Applying for Variant or Gene Curation Expert Panel Status

Applying for Variant Curation Expert Panel Status

For submitted variants to be assigned Expert Panel status in ClinVar, applications for Expert Panel status must be reviewed and approved by ClinGen.

Download application for Variant Curation Expert Panel Status

Variant Curation Expert Panel (VCEP) Protocol

This document is intended to provide guidance for existing groups or groups who are planning to assemble as Expert Panels for the curation of variants in clinically relevant genes, and describes the review and application process for obtaining Expert Panel status. Please note that this document applies to groups forming within the Clinical Genome Resource (ClinGen) only, but that groups forming outside of ClinGen are encouraged to follow this process as well. 

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Applying for Gene Curation Expert Panel Status

Download application for Gene Curation Expert Panel Status

Gene Curation Expert Panel (GCEP) Quick Guide

Download Gene Curation Expert Panel (GCEP) Quick Guide

This document is intended to provide guidance for existing groups or groups who are planning to assemble as Gene Curation Expert Panels (GCEP) for the curation of clinically relevant gene-disease relationships, and describes the review and application process for obtaining GCEP status.

Last updated March 2019

Date January 1, 2019