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.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

CNBC reports that Amazon invested in the startup Grail as it sees an opportunity for its cloud computing company in genomics.

Lawrence Krauss writes at Slate that science is needed for good public policy and should not be ignored.

Researchers are working on re-making the yeast genome from scratch, according to the Associated Press.

In Cell this week: functional profiling of Plasmodium genome, a self-inactivating rabies virus, and more.