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Oral History Collection

Mark Guyer and Jane Peterson

Mark Guyer, Ph.D. started his career as a Program Director for the Human Genome Project in 1988. He was then one of the founders of NHGRI, a leader in the Extramural Research Program and the NHGRI Deputy Director before his retirement in 2014. Jane Peterson, Ph.D. was the Associate Director of the NHGRI Extramural Research Program until her retirement in 2014. The two discuss the early development of the Human Genome Project and some of the challenges in HGP early on.