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US National Human Genome Research Institute

The National Human Genome Research Institute led the US contribution to the sequencing of the human genome. Following the completion of the Human Genome Project, NHGRI has moved into areas of genetic and genomic research aimed at improving human health and fighting disease. It also supports the investigation of ethical, legal and social implications surrounding genetics research, and conducts educational outreach activities in genetics and genomics. {{LINK_LABEL_GO_TO_WEBSITE}}