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Open Genomes e.V. and Open Genomes Foundation, Inc. are tax-deductible international non-governmental organizations (INGO), active in human genomic research and advocacy, based in Wiesbaden, Germany and Tucson Arizona, US.

Open Genomes Ancestry and Health

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Research Team:

Principal investigator:

Prof. Nathan J. Bowen PhD


Dr. Brian D. Hamman PhD
Dr. Asa'ah Nkohkwo PhD FRSPH

Institutional Review Board:

Fox Commercial Institutional Review Board, Ltd.
Fox Commercial IRB, Ltd. 2016 South Whittier Avenue
Springfield, Illinois 62704 US
+1-217-492-1369 info@foxirb.com
Human Subjects Research Approval Letter for Study Number: 160222-001

Open Genomes is a member of the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health.

Contact details according to § 5 TMG:

Open Genomes e.V.
c/o 2. Vorsitzende Nancy H. Grossman
Schiersteiner Str. 48
65187 Wiesbaden Germany

This website is jointly maintained with the following organization, a non-profit member organization of Open Genomes e.V.:

Open Genomes Foundation, Inc.
414 E Glenn St suite 1
Tucson, Arizona 85705 USA

Represented by:

1st Officer: Theodore E. Kandell
2nd Officer: Nancy H. Grossman


US Phone: +1-224-707-0701 (primary)
EU Phone: +49 (0) 176 52 93 48 00
E-Mail: info@open-genomes.org

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Register of Associations:

Court of Registration: Amtsgericht Wiesbaden
Association Registry No.: VR-6903

German VAT ID:

German VAT Identification Number
according to §27 of the Value Added Tax Act (UStG):
DE 43 250 78057

Open Genomes e.V. is a non-profit organization founded in accordance with notice of exemption Tax No .: DE 43 250 78057 from 07.25.2014. Your donations are tax deductible in the European Union. The association is financed by donations.

Sources for EU-wide tax deductibility:

European Court of Justice Case C-318/07
European Court of Justice rules that gifts to foreign charities are tax-deductible - Solicitors Journal

European Supervisory Authority:

District Court (Amtsgericht) Wiesbaden

US Tax ID:

US Tax Identification Number (EIN)
in accordance with §501(c)(3) of the US Internal Revenue Code (IRC):
EIN: 46-2725903

Open Genomes Foundation, Inc., is a US §501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization officially registered in the US State of Massachusetts, headquartered in the US State of Arizona.

Your donations to Open Genomes Foundation are tax deductible in the United States.
The organization is financed by donations.

US Regulatory Authority:

Corporations Department, Secretary of State, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Identification Number: 462725903

Individual US State required charitable contribution disclosure information:

Massachusetts - Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General Non-Profits/Public Charities Division Registration
Public Charities Division AG Account No. 058182
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Office of Attorney General Certificate of Solicitation

Registration with any of these states does not imply endorsement.

License & Copyright:

Except where otherwise noted, the content on this site, as well as the data displayed in the European Nucleotide Archive, NCBI Genbank, DNA Databank of Japan, UCSC Genome Browser, Google Drive, Galaxy, Genome Space and all other online data storage sites is licensed under the following license:
Creative Commons - Attribution - Non-Commercial - No Derivatives 4.0 International


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