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Human Genome News Archive Edition

Human Genome News, March 1991; 2(6)

FASEB Journal Features Genome Research

The January issue of The FASEB Journal focuses on worldwide genome research. It contains articles on topics such as the origins of the U.S. Human Genome Project; current mapping trends; DNA sequencing; molecular studies of human genetic disease; information management; ethical, legal, and social issues related to availability of genome data; the Human Genome Organisation; and genome efforts in Japan, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S.S.R.


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The electronic form of the newsletter may be cited in the following style:
Human Genome Program, U.S. Department of Energy, Human Genome News (v2n6).

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.