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Educational Resources
Genetic engineering is the process of using recombinant DNA (rDNA) technology to alter the genetic makeup of an organism.
… genetic engineering … genetic engineering is the process of using recombinant dna (rdna) … a gene from another species is added to an organism's genome to give it a desired phenotype. … genetic engineering
Outreach
The USA Science and Engineering Festival is an opportunity to take part in hands-on genetics and genomics activities.
… join nhgri staff at the usa science and engineering festival to take part in hands-on genetics and … drs. eric green and carla easter from the national human genome research institute (nhgri) of the national institutes … … genomics activities … 2018 festival … usa science and engineering festival … the usa science and engineering
Jobs at NHGRI
NHGRI is seeking a postdoc to join the newly formed Systems Biology and Genome Engineering Section in Bethesda, Maryland.
… the intramural research program of the national human genome research institute (nhgri) at the national institutes … a postdoc to join the newly formed systems biology and genome engineering section (sbge), in bethesda, maryland. … the …
The Genomics Landscape
In the August 2019 edition of The Genomics Landscape, NHGRI Director Eric Green recognizes the recipients for the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the highest honor given by the U.S. Government to outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers.
… the last three decades – from the early years of the human genome project to today’s efforts in tailoring medical care … updates and monitor the ‘ genomics 2020’ calendar . … the  genome: unlocking life's code  exhibition is currently … and engineers on the advancement of science, technology, engineering , and math research and on community service …
News Release
NHGRI-funded researchers to be honored with Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers
… ph.d. … three researchers funded by the national human genome research institute (nhgri) will receive the … sequencing that is allowing for the assembly of complete genome sequences. such assembly will help finish the remaining gaps in the human reference genome , which has a clear benefit to the study of genetic …
Staff
Dr. Meru Sadhu is the head of the Systems Biology and Genome Engineering Section at the National Human Genome Research Institute. ​
… the systems biology and genome engineering section's goal is to systematically understand … unique genetic variants. in addition to applying existing genome engineering methods, the section aims to further …
Policy Issues
Synthetic biology is a field of science that involves redesigning organisms for useful purposes by engineering them to have new abilities.
… that involves redesigning organisms for useful purposes by engineering them to have new abilities. synthetic biology … synthetic biology is similar to another approach called " genome editing " because both involve changing an organism's … long stretches of dna and insert them into an organism's genome. these synthesized pieces of dna could be genes that …
About Genomics
Explore frequently asked questions and answers about the Human Genome Project and its impact on the field of genomics.
… frequently asked questions and answers about the human genome project and its impact on the field of genomics . … a genome is an organism's complete set of deoxyribonucleic acid … project to assemble interdisciplinary teams, encompassing engineering and informatics as well as biology; automate …
The Genomics Landscape
In the September 3, 2020 edition of The Genomics Landscape, Dr. Eric Green talks about the Impact of Genomic Variation on Function (IGVF) Consortium, the 2020 Genomic Innovator Awards and more.
… up to the 30th anniversary of the launch of the human genome project in october 2020. check out the latest oral … 91st meeting of the national advisory council for human genome research will take place on september 14-15. as usual, … in the school of medicine and the department of biomedical engineering. she is a devoted mentor and champion of …
The Genomics Landscape
In the March 2020 edition of The Genomics Landscape, NHGRI Director Eric Green highlights the newly appointed Dr. Chris Gunter's role as Senior Advisor for Genomics Engagement as well as the 30 oral histories to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the launch of the Human Genome Project.
… … late last month, i attended the annual  advances in genome biology and technology (agbt)  general meeting. the … – in one way or another – busily involved in the human genome project. having now attended all 21 agbt general … will mark the 30th anniversary of the launch of the human genome project (hgp). to commemorate this historic …