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Human Genome News Archive Edition
Vol.9, No.3   July 1998

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1997 Santa Fe Highlights

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DOE HGP Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) Funding Available

Notice 98-19
http://www.er.doe.gov/production/grants/fr98_19.html

Topic: Research that addresses, analyzes, or anticipates ELSI issues associated with the use of information and knowledge emanating from the Human Genome Project. DOE particularly encourages research into the privacy of genetic information in the workplace; access to and protection of stored genetic information; development and dissemination of educational materials to enhance understanding of ELSI issues related to genomics; and ELSI implications of advances in the scientific understanding of complex or multigenic conditions, gene-environment interactions, and human polymorphisms.

  • Application due date: September 17, 1998 (Potential applicants are strongly urged to contact DOE program staff to discuss their projects before submitting applications.)
  • Contact: Daniel W. Drell (301/903-6488, daniel.drell@oer.doe.gov)
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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.