Collins and Venter Hint at Haplotype Mapping Initiatives | GenomeWeb

SAN DIEGO, June 27 - Hap maps are coming. Francis Collins said in a speech at the BIO 2001 meeting in San Diego today that a haplotype map could be the next undertaking of the National Human Genome Research Institute. Collins said early-stage planning is underway for a public-private collaboration to build a database identifying “blocks” of base pairs containing variants linked to inherited diseases. 

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