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Human Genome Project

NHGRI's History of Genomics Program has released a new fact sheet on the Human Genome Project, a landmark global scientific effort whose signature goal was to generate the first sequence of the human genome.

FOR SCIENTISTS

Collaboration and teamwork ensure that our genomic advances improve health for all humans. 

FOR GRANT SEEKERS

To accelerate genomics research, we support scientists at public and private institutions around the world.

FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

Expand your genomics knowledge with resources focused on patient care.

FOR EDUCATORS

Spark scientific curiosity and engage a diverse community of learners.

UNDERSTANDING GENOMICS

The more you know, the better decisions you can make about your health.
Educational Resources
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About the National Human Genome Research Institute

At NHGRI, we are focused on advances in genomics research. Building on our leadership role in the initial sequencing of the human genome, we collaborate with the world's scientific and medical communities to enhance genomic technologies that accelerate breakthroughs and improve lives. By empowering and expanding the field of genomics, we can benefit all of humankind.

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