CAMBRIDGE, UK, April 18 - A selection of the world’s leading genome scientists are scheduled to arrive in Edinburgh, Scotland, on Thursday for the start of the sixth annual meeting of the Human Genome Organization in the aftermath of one of the biggest scientific achievements of this generation – the mapping of the human genome.

Scientists are expected to report on the current status of the human genome project as the final gaps are closed and it is expected that researchers will announce the completion of chromosome 20.

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