Human Genome Project Information Archive

Archive Site Provided for Historical Purposes

Human Genome Project Publications

The Department of Energy (DOE) has sponsored the publication of numerous documents about the Human Genome Project. These publications are available online only.

Several other entities also have published documents about the project, many of which are included here.

Programmatic Documents

Human Genome News

Human Genome News (HGN) was the newsletter of the U.S. Human Genome Project from 1989 to 2002. HGN was intended to facilitate communication among genome researchers and to inform persons interested in genome research.

Contractor-Grantee Workshop Proceedings

DOE Human Genome Program Reports

Historical Documents

See also Timeline

Other Reports

Educational Documents

Of special interest to the general public, particularly students and educators.

Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues (ELSI) Documents

Genetics in the Courtroom

Miscellaneous Publications

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.