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Genomics and Health Disparities:

Read moreOn Setember 16, 2015, the roundtable discussion, Inclusion and Engagement of Underrepresented Populations in Genomics, was held to discuss the current status of the engagement and inclusion of underrepresented populations in genomics research. Read more

A Quarter Century after the Human Genome Project's Launch: Lessons Beyond the Base Pairs

Read more October 1, 2015 marked the 25th anniversary of the launch of the Human Genome Project. To commemorate this anniversary the NHGRI History of Genomics Program is hosting a seminar series entitled "A Quarter Century after the Human Genome Project's Launch: Lessons Beyond the Base Pairs." Read more

NHGRI Budget

The Genomics Landscape: A Message from the Director

NHGRI Develops Path Forward to Address Health DisparitiesEric Green

This month's The Genomics Landscape, highlights the renewal of the NHGRI Genome Sequencing Program (GSP), which will shift away from cancer studies in order to focus on other disease areas. The broader GSP will also include a continuation of the Centers for Mendelian Genomics (CMGs), which aim to identify the mutated genes underlying rare inherited (or Mendelian) diseases.   Read more


Cristina Kapustij joins NHGRI as policy chief

Read moreCristina Kapusti, M.S., has been named chief of the Policy and Program Analysis Branch (PPAB) at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI). In her new role, she will oversee policy activities and evaluation as well as program reporting and assessment to support institute priorities. PPAB is a part of the Division of Policy, Communications and Education (DPCE), whose mission is to promote the understanding and application of genomic knowledge to advance human health and society. Read more


Last Updated: February 9, 2016