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Administrative
The Information Technology Branch provides leadership and service for information technology resources at NHGRI.
… The Information Technology Branch (ITB) provides leadership and service for all information technology (IT) resources for the National Human Genome …
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… Genomics and Health Information Technology Systems: Exploring the Issues … Archive …
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… Genomics and Health Information Technology Systems: Exploring the Issues … Archive …
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… Supplemental Information for Near-Term Technology Development for Genome Sequencing … Archive …
Policy Issues
Informed consent shows respect for personal autonomy and is an important ethical requirement in research.
… their contributions, such as samples and health-related information, are critical for the success of most human … for genomics research, researchers should consider the information participants may need to understand risks and … human specimens or cell lines. … Vast amounts of personal information about participants are generated through studies …
Educational Resources
Microarray technology is a general laboratory approach that involves binding an array of thousands to millions of known nucleic acid fragments to a solid surface, referred to as a “chip.”
… Microarray Technology … Microarray technology is a general laboratory approach that involves … to a solid surface, referred to as a “chip.” … Microarray Technology, Genes, DNA Sequence, RNA, DNA, Laboratory …
Fact Sheet
Informed consent is more than a form; it’s a process. What does it involve?
… careful explanation about how the participant’s genomic information will be used during and after the study, as well … challenging to convey. With advances in genome sequencing technology, increased data sharing and concerns around … that must be met during this process are: providing key information. confirming the participant understands the …
About NHGRI
Information about how the NHGRI receives its funding and decides how to spend its annual budget.
… other organisms; ongoing research in genetic science and technology; and a broad program that explores the ethical, … creation of policy recommendations on the use of genetic information. The NHGRI budget provides funding for a dynamic … of the institute. Visit our  Budget and Financial Information FAQ  for more information about how NHGRI is …
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… Genetic Information and the Workplace … Archive …
Educational Resources
Ancestry-informative markers are sets of polymorphisms for a DNA sequence found in different frequencies between populations from different geographical regions.