CHEVY CHASE, Maryland, June 6 – Scientists from the Human Genome Project and Celera Genomics left their long-standing rivalry behind Wednesday to participate in the Joint Genome Sequencing Workshop, a meeting designed to seek consensus on the best approach to genome sequencing. 

“The goal is to try to look forward and understand what common ground we have, and how to best move forward into the future,” said Gene Myers, Celera’s vice president for informatics research.

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