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Human Genome News Archive Edition
Vol.10, No.3-4   October 1999 
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In this issue... 

DOE '99 Oakland Highlights

Genome Project

In the News 

Microbial Genomics

Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues

Informatics

Web, Other Resources, Publications

Funding 

Meeting Calendars & Acronyms

  • Genome and Biotech Meeting 
  • Training Courses and Workshops 
  • Acronyms 

HGN archives & subscriptions 
HGP Information home

ELSI and Informatics

Collection Typifies Ethnic Populations

The Human DNA Repository at the National Laboratory for the Genetics of Israeli Populations at Tel-Aviv University has a large DNA collection from healthy unrelated individuals and small families. The collection represents Israel's Jewish and Arab populations. Of more than 1400 cell lines established, over 3000 DNA samples have been distributed to researchers in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Japan. [More information: www.tau.ac.il/medicine/NLGIP/nlgip.htm]


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Human Genome Project 1990–2003

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.

Human Genome News

Published from 1989 until 2002, this newsletter facilitated HGP communication, helped prevent duplication of research effort, and informed persons interested in genome research.