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NHGRI Brochure

Throughout its history, NHGRI has been committed to sharing details of its organization and research programs with the scientific community and the public. The 2021 NHGRI brochure provides background about NHGRI as an organization — including our history, core principles and values, research portfolio and various other programs — in an easy-to-read format.


The 2021 NHGRI brochure highlights NHGRI's past, present and future roles in the field of genomics. It also showcases NHGRI's commitment to fund compelling research opportunities at The Forefront of Genomics. The brochure captures the important ways in which NHGRI navigates its role in the field of genomics and society, including through its commitment to ethical, legal, and societal implications (ELSI) research; diversity and equity; and the development of tools and methods to manage the field’s big data challenges. It also details the ways in which NHGRI partners with other federal and international entities to support and promote genomics research and training.

Last updated: September 5, 2023