NEW YORK, Feb 11 - While Celera's scientists have refocused their efforts from human genome sequencing to the challenges of functional genomics, applied genomics, and proteomics, the Human Genome Project's army of scientists plans to continue sequencing the genome, a task that could take another two years.

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