BETHESDA, Md., May 21 – Representatives of the publicly funded Human Genome Project and Celera Genomics will hold a long-awaited workshop next month to compare their assembly strategies, Francis Collins, director of the National Human Genome Research Institute,   said Monday. 

The meeting is set for June 6 at the headquarters of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Chevy Chase, Maryland, said Collins, who was speaking at a meeting of the National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research.

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