At Halfway Mark, HapMap on Track for Fall Release, Says Data Analysis Coordinator | GenomeWeb

A year and a half ago, the $100 million International HapMap Project kicked off with the goal of dividing the entire human genome into neat “blocks” containing groups of SNPs that tend to travel together. At the halfway point of the three-year project, it turns out that the genome is a bit more complicated than originally expected, but the map is still on track for initial release within several months, according to one of the project’s leaders.

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