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Research Funding
The three research domains to be considered for support by the NHGRI Ethical, Legal and Social Implications Research Program.
… societal definitions, beliefs and norms conceptions of human identity and origins … program contact: rene sterling … … impact of commercialization on the accessibility of biological specimens, genetic and genomic data and related … participant control over the use of individual data and samples. use of non-medical data (e.g., fitness trackers, …
Staff
Dr. Sara Chandros Hull is the director of NHGRI's Bioethics Core.
… on the staff of president clinton's advisory committee on human radiation experiments. in addition to her research … those relevant to research with collections of human biological samples and data, disclosure of genetic results to study …
Staff
Mr. Benjamin Berkman is the deputy director of NHGRI's Bioethics Core.
… data; 3) reproduction and genetics; 4) research with human subjects: law policy and ethics. … sullivan hk, … institutional review board, informed consent, human biological samples … mr. benjamin berkman is the deputy director of …
News Release
Three research teams funded by NIH gather data at the most basic molecular levels about the biological processes that make up the human microbiome.
… tens of thousands of microbial species that live in or on human beings - the human microbiome - they would find … data at the most basic molecular levels about the biological processes that make up the host-microbiome … virginia commonwealth university in richmond will analyze samples from various body sites using the full panoply of …
News Release
NIH recently awarded approximately $6.8 million in grants to several research teams to study the biology of rare and undiagnosed diseases.
… biorepository for storing udn research participant tissue samples . "the undiagnosed diseases network is aimed at … anastasia wise, ph.d., a program director at the national human genome research institute (nhgri), a part of nih. "the … manage a central biorepository for storing udn participant biological tissue samples used in dna sequencing and other …
News Release
Researchers funded by NIH have completed a detailed atlas documenting stretches of human DNA that influence gene expression.
… completed a detailed atlas documenting the stretches of human dna that influence gene expression - a key way in which … interested in how individual genomic variation leads to biological differences, like healthy and diseased states, … project continues to house a biobank of collected tissue samples , as well as extracted dna and rna for future studies …
News Release
NHGRI researchers, collaborators at the University of California (UC) San Diego, UC Davis and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine lay out a new framework for comparing dog-to-human aging, one that uses epigenetics as a biological marker to better understand the aging process.
… aging. … one of the most common misconceptions is that one human year equals seven dog years in terms of aging. however, … a process by which modifications occur in the genome, as a biological marker to study the aging process. by comparing … in trey ideker's laboratory at uc san diego took blood samples from 104 dogs, mostly labrador retrievers, ranging …
About Genomics
Explore frequently asked questions and answers about the Human Genome Project and its impact on the field of genomics.
… explore frequently asked questions and answers about the human genome project and its impact on the field of genomics. … not known to protect the volunteers who provided dna samples for sequencing. the sequence is derived from the dna … more effective and precise than those available today. … biological research has traditionally been a very …
15 Ways Genomics Influences Our World
Genomics is illuminating human and family origins at a level not previously possible.
… genomics is illuminating human and family origins at a level not previously possible. … for extracting small amounts of dna from ancient samples , like bones or fur or even soil, and used very … of children are raised thinking that someone is their biological father when, in fact, that person is not. ancestry …
15 Ways Genomics Influences Our World
​Genomics is helping us understand what makes each of us different and what makes us the same.
… entirely define you. well before the completion of the human genome project, researchers began developing tools to … people. when scientists agreed to use the one "reference" human genome sequence generated by the human genome project … for medical studies to stop  using skin color or race as a biological category. instead, genomic testing for variants …