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Talking Glossary
The genome reference sequence provides a general framework and is not the DNA sequence of a single person.
Human Genome Reference Sequence … The genome reference sequence provides a general framework and is not the DNA sequence of a single person. … A human genome reference sequence is an …
The Genomics Landscape
In the October 2019 edition of The Genomics Landscape, NHGRI Director Eric Green focuses on recent efforts to make the human genome reference sequence useful to basic and clinical researchers and how increasing the representation of human genomic variation will remain key components of NHGRI’s Human Genome Reference Program.
… Eric Green, M.D., Ph.D. … I had the pleasure of giving the opening talk at the fourth annual International … of genomics. …   Research studies that generate genome-sequence data rely on a reference sequence for making comparisons – the better and …
Research Funding
The Human Genome Reference Program (HGRP) maintains and updates the human genome reference and provides it to the scientific community.
… Since the origin of the human reference in the completion of the International … center. They maintain and update the reference sequence; support state-of-the-art reference representations; …
News Release
New grants totaling approximately $29.5 million will enable scientists to generate and maintain the most comprehensive reference sequence of the human genome.
… scientists to generate and maintain the most comprehensive reference sequence of the human genome. The awards, made over five years pending …
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 … the underlying costs of generating a human genome sequence. Accurately determining the cost for sequencing a … are nowadays aided by the availability of available 'reference' sequences of the human genome, which play an …
Event
Webinar to discuss NHGRI's support of a new Human Genome Reference Program beginning in fiscal year 2020.
… Additional Resources … Contacts … NHGRI will fund a new Human Genome Reference Program (HGRP) beginning in fiscal year 2020. The program will consist of a coordinating center, high quality reference genomes, …
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 … a White House event to announce the completion of a draft sequence of the human genome. The ceremony took place in the East Room of the …
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 …
Event
On March 1, 2018, over 65 basic research, clinical, and bioinformatic scientists in the genomics community convened for a four-hour web meeting on NHGRI-funded components of the Genome Reference Consortium (GRC).
… for a four-hour web meeting on NHGRI-funded components of the Genome Reference Consortium (GRC). The GRC is an essential resource … key research and resource opportunities for improving the human reference activities necessary to keep the reference
Fact Sheets
Data used to estimate the cost of sequencing the human genome over time since the Human Genome Project.
… and for establishing the DNA sequencing capacity of the NHGRI Genome Sequencing Program. Here, NHGRI provides … relative to two metrics: (1) "Cost per Megabase of DNA Sequence" - the cost of determining one megabase (Mb; a … 're-sequencing' of the human genome, where an available reference human genome sequence is available to serve as a …