Researchers Dismayed as DOE Pulls Plug on Human Genome Database | GenomeWeb

Baltimore, Md.--In a move that surprised and disappointed many genetics researchers, the US Department of Energy (DOE) has terminated funding for the human genome database housed at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine here. The eight-year-old database, which is the official repository for genomic mapping data produced by the Human Genome Project and one of the nation's largest bioinformatics projects, will cease operation by July 31, officials announced on January 20.

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