Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy Human Genome Program
Human Genome News Archive Edition
|Available in PDF
In this issue...
DOE '99 Oakland Highlights
In the News
Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues
Web, Other Resources, Publications
Meeting Calendars & Acronyms
In the News
BER Receives Proposals In Biomedical Engineering
On April 9, BER issued an announcement (LAB 99-18) to the national laboratories requesting proposals for pilot projects in biomedical engineering. Almost 90 proposals were received for the technical areas of (1) biomaterials; (2) biological, chemical, and genetic sensors; (3)biomedical applications of lasers; (4)imaging; and (5) informatics. On June 7-8, a panel of scientific experts convened in Gaithersburg, Maryland, to evaluate the scientific merits of the proposed projects. Seventeen proposals are being funded for a total of $2 million a year.
The electronic form of the newsletter may be cited in the following
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.