NHGRI Balances Between Further Genomic Sequencing and Haplotype Map | GenomeWeb

BETHESDA, Md. – As the hype of the Human Genome Project winds down, federal researchers, eager for an encore, have begun to chart the course for the next decade of government-funded genomic research.

Francis Collins, director of the National Human Genome Research Institute, the government body that oversees the Human Genome Project, told an expert advisory panel here this month that the 16 centers of the international consortium that comprise the HGP would complete the final version of the human genome by spring 2003.

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