The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) has a strong tradition of audacious thinking and effective strategic planning that has led to advances that today are enabling some of the most high-profile initiatives in biomedical research. In keeping with this, NHGRI's leadership team has prioritized several initiatives that will directly stimulate and achieve highly impactful and generalizable progress in genomics that will benefit the efforts of others for years to come.

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History of Genomics Program

The History of Genomics Program collects and organizes historic materials related to the field of genomics and NHGRI as an organization.

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Minority and Special Populations Initiative

NHGRI aims to ensure all populations are knowledgeable about and can participate in genomics research.

NHGRI Strategic Planning Process: Establishing a 2020 Vision for Genomics

NHGRI's strategic planning process will establish a 2020 vision for genomics aimed at accelerating scientific and medical breakthroughs.