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National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)

  • By: Kelly Boyer
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

In 1989, the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) began spearheading the National Institutes of Health (NIH) contribution to the Human Genome Project (HGP). The HGP was an international research effort to establish the chromosomal location of all human genes or, ...

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