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On June 26, 2000, nearly 10 years into the 13-year project, President Bill Clinton announced an important milestone for the Human Genome Project at a major White House ceremony.
… than ever has been greatly satisfying to watch," she said. Mark Guyer, Ph.D., former NHGRI Deputy Director, was equally happy … have the sequence, what are we going to do with it?" said Mark Adams, Ph.D., a Celera Genomics scientist at the time. …
Fact Sheets
Epigenomics is a field in which researchers chart the locations and understand the functions of all the chemical tags that mark the genome.
… and understand the functions of all the chemical tags that mark the genome. … The epigenome is a multitude of chemical … to environmental exposures or disease. The first type of mark, called DNA methylation, directly affects the DNA in a … can remember which genes are on or off.The second kind of mark, called histone modification, affects DNA indirectly. …
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Doctors and researchers reunite with patient who received gene therapy for GM1 gangliosidosis.
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The finding marks a new effort in conserving an ancient dog breed, with potential to inform human vocalization processes.
About Genomics
February 15, 2021 marks the 20-year anniversary of publications reporting the draft human genome sequence.
Events
October 1, 2015 marked the 25th anniversary of the launch of the Human Genome Project. To commemorate this anniversary, NHGRI hosted a seminar series.
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NHGRI marks its fourteenth annual National DNA Day by organizing a nationwide network of educational events for students, teachers and health professionals.
… The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) will mark its fourteenth annual National DNA Day by organizing a …
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New research provides a better understanding of some of the genetic and cellular changes in pathways and processes involved in Autism Spectrum Disorder.
… Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City, Mark Daly, Ph.D., Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, and … Spectrum Disorder, ASD, genes and autism, Joseph Buxbaum, Mark Daly … New research provides a better understanding of …
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Extending noninvasive prenatal screening to all 24 human chromosomes can detect genetic disorders that explain miscarriage and abnormalities during pregnancy.
… very high levels of abnormal cells in the placenta," said Mark D. Pertile, Ph.D., co-first author of the study and head … prenatal screening of 24 chromosomes, Diana Bianchi M.D., Mark D. Pertile Ph.D. … Extending noninvasive prenatal …
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Researchers analyzing human, fly, and worm genomes have found these species have key genomic processes in common, reflecting their shared ancestry.
… comparative genomics and studying model organisms," said Mark Gerstein, Ph.D., Albert L. Williams Professor of … ​ … modENCODE, ENCODE, human fly and worm genomes, Mark Gerstein Ph.D., gene expression, Susan Celniker Ph.D., …