Comparative Sequencing to Understand the Human Genome

National Human Genome Research Institute

National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Comparative Sequencing to Understand the Human Genome

Program Rationale

NHGRI convened two working groups in 2003 to help researchers understand the human genome in the context of taxonomic relationships. These working groups have developed a portfolio of comparative sequencing targets based on their respective scientific rationales.

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Program Initiatives

Program Contacts

Adam Felsenfeld, Ph.D.
Program Director
felsenfa@mail.nih.gov

Jane Peterson, Ph.D.
Program Director
petersonj@mail.nih.gov

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Last Reviewed: February 28, 2012