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Human Genome Project
Record and submit a short video, capturing your thoughts/concerns/excitement about the launch of the Human Genome Project.
… October 1, 2020, marks the 30th anniversary of the launch of the Human Genome Project. NHGRI would like you to help us … of the 2020 Strategic Vision for the next decade of human genomics research in late October. … Video criteria … Sharing …
News Release
NHGRI will fund a set of genome sequencing and analysis centers whose research will focus on understanding the genomic bases of common and rare human diseases.
… Sheena Faherty, Ph.D. … The National Institutes of Health will fund a set of genome sequencing and analysis … on understanding the genomic bases of common and rare human diseases. … The National Human Genome Research … part of NIH, today launched the Centers for Common Disease Genomics (CCDG), which will use genome sequencing to explore …
About Genomics
In 2003, an accurate and complete human genome sequence was finished two years ahead of schedule and at a cost less than the original estimated budget.
… In 2003, an accurate and complete human genome sequence was finished and made available to scientists and researchers two years ahead of the original Human Genome Project schedule and at a cost … series exploring the project's impact on the field of genomics and the careers of those involved.   … Lessons …
Educational Resources
The Human Genome Project was an international project that mapped and sequenced the entire human genome.
Human Genome Project … The Human Genome Project was an … genome. … Human Genome Project, Francis Collins, DNA, Genomics, Base Pairs … The Human Genome Project was a large … well as its groundbreaking approach for the free release of genomic data well ahead of publication, leading to a new …
Fact Sheets
Estimated cost of sequencing the human genome over time since the Human Genome Project.
… Advances in the field of genomics over the past quarter-century have led to … for many years (see Figure 1). With the growing scale of human genetics studies and the increasing number of clinical …
The Genomics Landscape
In the July 2020 edition of The Genomics Landscape, NHGRI Director Eric Green recalls the White House event announcing the draft human genome sequence.
… Eric Green, M.D., Ph.D. … As is likely the case for many of your organizations, NHGRI and NIH are starting to bring … past few months, NHGRI staff will continue pursuing our genomics-driven mission, whether working remotely from home … to announce the completion of a draft sequence of the human genome. The ceremony took place in the East Room of the …
Research Funding
A collaborative large-scale genome sequencing effort to identify rare risk and protective variants contributing to multiple common disease phenotypes.
… The Centers for Common Disease Genomics (CCDG) are a collaborative large-scale … disease phenotypes. … The CCDG initiative explores a range of diseases with the goal of: Undertaking variant discovery …
15 Ways Genomics Influences Our World
Genomics is ending diagnostic odysseys for patients with rare diseases.
Genomics is ending diagnostic odysseys for patients with rare … with fewer than 200,000 people diagnosed. About 80 percent of these rare disorders are genetic in origin, and 95 percent … treatment  approved by the FDA . The ability to read the human genome quickly and cheaply has led to substantial …
News Release
Scientists from the 1000 Genomes Project Consortium has created the world's largest catalog of genomic differences among humans.
… Steven Benowitz … An international team of scientists from the 1000 Genomes Project Consortium has … in addition to new methods of prevention. The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), part of the National … provide a foundation for gaining greater insights into the genomics of human disease." These reports mark the …
News Release
NHGRI published its “Strategic vision for improving human health at The Forefront of Genomics” in the journal Nature. This vision describes the most compelling research priorities and opportunities in human genomics for the coming decade, signaling a new era in genomics for the Institute and the field.
… … NHGRI's 2020 Strategic Vision describes opportunities in human genomics for improving human health. … The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), this week …