NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Human Genome Research Institute plans to use the $509 million it has requested for its 2010 budget to support ongoing programs that it sees as beginning to bear fruit, such as the International HapMap Project, and those younger programs that so far offer more promise than produce, such as the Cancer Genome Atlas, the institute's Acting Director, Alan Guttmacher, explained in the institute's budget proposal.

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