BGI has a proven track record of excellence, delivering results with high accuracy and efficiency to support innovative, high-profile research which has so far generated over 2,097 publications in top-tier journals such as Nature and Science. These accomplishments include sequencing one percent of the human genome for the International Human Genome Project, sequencing the first Asian diploid genome, contributing 10 percent to the International Human HapMap Project, sequencing a significant proportion of the genomes for the 1,000 Genomes Project, carrying out vital research to combat SARS and the German deadly E. coli O104:H4 strain, playing a key role in the Sino-British Chicken Genome Project, completing the genomic sequences of rice, silkworm, potato, the human Gut metagenome, etc.