Archive Site Provided for Historical Purposes
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy Human Genome Program
July 1993; 5(2)
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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.