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Human Genome News Archive Edition

Human Genome News, July 1992; 4(2)

House Report Recommends Policy Commission for U.S. Human Genome Project

The House Committee on Government Operations has developed a report recommending the establishment of a federally chartered advisory commission to make ELSI policy for the U.S. Human Genome Project. Copies of Designing Genetic Information Policy: The Need for an Independent Policy Review of the Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of the Human Genome Project (#102-478) are available free. [Contact: House Documents Room; Annex 2, Room B18; U.S. House of Representatives; Washington, DC 20515-6622; 202/225-3456.]

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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.