NIH Symposium This Week Will Focus on Planning Environmental Genome Project | GenomeWeb

BETHESDA, Md.--Leading genetic scientists will meet here this week to discuss the recently announced Environmental Genome Project, sponsored by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), one of the National Institutes of Health. The project aims to use genomics technologies, including bioinformatics, to identify genes that control human susceptibility to natural and man-made chemicals, metals, dietary constituents, and other environmental and workplace factors that can cause disease.

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