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Human Genome News Archive Edition
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Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues and Educational Resources
Genetics in Medicine
Web, Other Resources, Publications
Meeting Calendars & Acronyms
NIH: Network for Large-Scale Mouse Sequencing
RFA HG-99-001 (released 12/98)
Topic: Establish a Mouse Genome Sequencing Network that will support mouse genome mapping and sequencing. Network goals are to generate necessary mapping resources and begin a working draft of the mouse genome DNA sequence. Applications are encouraged for pilot sequencing projects in new groups and the capacity expansion of existing sequencing centers.
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The Human Genome Project (HGP) was an international 13-year effort, 1990 to 2003. Primary goals were to discover the complete set of human genes and make them accessible for further biological study, and determine the complete sequence of DNA bases in the human genome. See Timeline for more HGP history.
Published from 1989 until 2002, this newsletter facilitated HGP communication, helped prevent duplication of research effort, and informed persons interested in genome research.