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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 …
The Genomics Landscape
In the October 1, 2020 edition of The Genomics Landscape, Dr. Eric Green reflects on the last 30 years since the launch of the Human Genome Project.
… Eric Green, M.D., Ph.D. … Thirty years ago, today, the Human Genome Project (HGP) officially launched. I was there … then a postdoctoral research fellow in the laboratory of genomics pioneer Maynard Olson at Washington University …