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About the Institute

The history, mission, goals and policies
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Director's Page

A monthly update from NHGRI Director Eric D. Green, M.D., Ph.D.
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NHGRI yearly budgets and detailed financial information
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How NHGRI is organized by division, branch and offices
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The council and review boards
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Long-Range Planning

NHGRI's plans for the future of the institute and genomic research
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Minority and Special Populations

Opportunities for diverse populations for research, training and education
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The NHGRI History of Genomics Program

Preserving the history of NHGRI and genomic research
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Reports and Publications

NHGRI leadership and staff publications


The 2018 Jeffrey M. Trent Lectureship in Cancer Research

Hospital CorridorThe National Human Genome Research Institute's Division of Intramural Research presented the 14th Jeffrey M. Trent Lecture in Cancer Research on March 15, 2018, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., at the Lipsett Amphitheater, Building 10 (Clinical Center), on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Bethesda campus. Joan Brugge, Ph.D., co-director, Ludwig Center at Harvard Medical School, delivered the lecture Role of the TRPA1 Ca2+-permeable Channel in Oxidative Stress Defenses in Cancer. Video is now available.

Developing a 2020 Vision for Genomics: NHGRI Launches New Round of Strategic Planning

Read MoreThis month's The Genomics Landscape features stories about NHGRI's new round of strategic planning to establish a 2020 vision for genomics; NHGRI's participation in the Americal Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting Family Science Days; a new genomics resource for American Indian and Alaska Native Communities and the new NIH Common Fund Programs such as the Human BioMolecular Atlas Program (HuBMAP) and the Somatic Cell Genome Editing program.

Dr. Carolyn Hutter to lead NHGRI's Division of Genome Sciences

Read MoreThe National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) has appointed Carolyn Hutter, Ph.D. the director of the Division of Genome Sciences - the NHGRI division that leads research aiming to understand the function of the human genome in health and disease, and seeks technologies that facilitate genomic discoveries. Dr. Hutter comes to the position with extensive experience leading large-scale genomics research programs.