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

In this issue...

Available in PDF

DOE '99 Oakland Highlights

Genome Project

In the News 

Microbial Genomics

Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues


Web, Other Resources, Publications


Meeting Calendars & Acronyms

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

HGN archives and subscriptions

Human Genome Project Information home


Human Genome Project Information Web Site

This Web site is devoted to Human Genome Project information, related research, and societal implications.

  • Home Page: www.ornl.gov/hgmis
  • Benefits: www.ornl.gov/hgmis/project/benefits.shtml (links to downloadable poster on Human Genome Project benefits)
  • Goals: www.ornl.gov/hgmis/hg5yp
  • Progress: www.ornl.gov/hgmis/project/progress.shtml
  • Frequently Asked Questions: www.ornl.gov/hgmis/faq/faqs1.shtml
  • Topical Fact Sheets: www.ornl.gov/hgmis/home.html#topics
  • Chromosome Launchpad: www.ornl.gov/hgmis/launchpad
  • Medicine and the New Genetics: www.ornl.gov/hgmis/medicine/medicine.shtml
  • Education: www.ornl.gov/hgmis/education/index.shtml
  • Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues: www.ornl.gov/hgmis/elsi/elsi.html
  • Research: www.ornl.gov/hgmis/research/research.shtml
  • Meetings: www.ornl.gov/meetings
  • Publications: www.ornl.gov/hgmis/publicat/index.shtml
  • Images: www.ornl.gov/hgmis/education/images.shtml

The electronic form of the newsletter may be cited in the following style:
Human Genome Program, U.S. Department of Energy, Human Genome News (v10n3-4).

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.