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Human Genome News Archive Edition

Human Genome News, May-June 1995; 7(1)

GDB Forum

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GDB Access Via WWW

The GDB Web server is available directly at the following URLs:

For a current list of GDB mirrors, see

  • United States
  • Australia
  • China
  • France
  • Germany
  • Israel
  • Netherlands
  • United Kingdom [url no longer available]

Other GDB nodes with WWW servers in English:

  • Sweden [url no longer available]
  • Japan

GDB User Support, Registration, Training

To become a registered user of GDB and OMIM, contact one of the User Support offices listed below (a user may register to access both Baltimore and a remote node). Questions, problems, or user-registration requests may be sent by telephone, fax, or e-mail. The Help Line in Baltimore is staffed from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT for information on accounts and training courses, technical support, and data questions. Calls received after hours will be forwarded to the appropriate voice mail and returned as soon as possible.

"GDB/OMIM and Genomic Data on the Internet" classes will be held in Baltimore on September 25-26 and December 4-5. Courses related to GDB and OMIM are also offered at some of the nodes. Contact the appropriate User Support office for details.

User Support Offices

United States, Australia, France, Germany, Israel, Japan, Netherlands, Sweden, United Kingdom

GDB User Support
Genome Data Base
Baltimore, Maryland
Fax: /614-0434

Carolyn Bucholtz
Sydney, Australia
+ 61/2-692-2948
Fax: -3847

Philippe Dessen
Villejuif, France
Fax: -5250

Molecular Biophysics Dept.
Heidelberg, Germany
+ 49/6221-42-2349
Fax: -2333

Jaime Prilusky
Weizmann Institute of Science
Rehovot, Israel
Fax: -344113

Mika Hirakawa
Tokyo, Japan
Fax: -8470

GDB User Support
Nijmegen, Netherlands
+ 31/80-653391
Fax: -652977

GDB User Support
Biomedical Center
Uppsala, Sweden
+ 46/18-174057
Fax: -524869

HGMP Resource Centre
Cambridge, U.K.
+ 44/1223-494511
Fax: -494512

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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.