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Human Genome News Archive Edition
Vol. 11, No. 1-2, November 2000
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In this issue...

HGP and the Private Sector

HGP Milestones

In the News

Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues

Web, Publications, Resources

Funding

Meeting Calendars & Acronyms

  • Genome and Biotechnology Meetings
  • Training Courses and Workshops
  • Acronyms

HGN archives and subscriptions
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Creating an Ethical Framework for Studies that Involve the Worker Community

DOE Guidelines for Worker Studies

Creating an Ethical Framework for Studies that Involve the Worker Community was produced by the Human Subjects Research Program of the DOE Office of Biological and Environmental Research. The book contains chapters on the need for worker protection, foundations of an ethical framework, challenges in using genetic data, protection of privacy, stakeholder concerns and responsibilities, and planning and implementing worker studies. [Print copies: 301/903-4731, Web site]


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Human Genome Program, U.S. Department of Energy, Human Genome News (v11n1-2).

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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.