Online Education Kit: 1996: International Strategy Meeting on Human Genome Sequencing

National Human Genome Research Institute

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1996: International Strategy Meeting on Human Genome Sequencing

Photo of scientistsThe first international strategy meeting on human genome sequencing drew scientists from the countries in Europe, North America, and Asia funding human genome sequencing projects. The scientists gathered to compare sequencing strategies and to discuss guidelines for data release. The attendees agreed that all human sequence data they produce should be made freely available to the public.

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