A Quarter Century after the Human Genome Project's Launch: Lessons Beyond the Base Pairs
October 1, 2015 marked the 25th anniversary of the launch of the Human Genome Project. To commemorate this anniversary in a fashion that showcases the rich history of the Human Genome Project and the field of genomics over the last quarter-century, the NHGRI History of Genomics Program is hosting a seminar series entitled "A Quarter Century after the Human Genome Project's Launch: Lessons Beyond the Base Pairs." The program featured Human Genome Project participants, who will be sharing their perspectives about the Project and how it affected their careers.
National Institutes of Health
Building 10, Lipsett Amphitheater
- December 3, 2015
- Introductory Talk: A Quarter Century after the Human Genome Project's Launch: Lessons Beyond the Base Pairs
Discussants: Elke Jordan, Ph.D. and Mark Guyer, Ph.D.
Moderator: Eric Green, M.D., Ph.D
- January 28, 2016
- Genomics Grows Up: What Have We Learned during the Past 25 Years?
Maynard Olson, Ph.D.
University of Washington
- February 25, 2016
- Genomes and Big Data: A Personal View
Ewan Birney, Ph.D.
European Bioinformatics Institute
- March 24, 2016
- Origins of the Human Genome Project: A Political History
Bob Cook-Deegan, M.D.
- April 28, 2016
- From BAC Clones to Cancer Genomes: The Role of the HGP in Launching a Career in Science
Marco Marra, Ph.D.
Canada's Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre
- May 26, 2016
- The Genome is for Life
David Bentley, D.Phil.
Last updated: March 29, 2017