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Human Genome Organization (HUGO)

an international group established in 1989 to coordinate activities concerned with the human genome project, including the distribution of funding and dissemination of information.

Hu·man Ge·nome Or·ga·ni·za·tion

(HUGO) (hyū'măn jē'nōm ōr'găn-ī-zā'shŭn)
An international association of geneticists and specialists in the related sciences founded in 1989 and dedicated to the exploration of all ramifications of genetic studies.
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Dubai The president of the Human Genome Organisation (Hugo) has urged Arab governments to provide opportunities for Arab scientists to explore new technology that can map the genetic causes of common disorders.
Edison Liu, President Human Genome Organisation said, "We wish to give a platform for the voice of emerging countries in this new field of genomic medicine to be heard.
The findings were reported by the Human Genome Organisation (HUGO) Pan-Asian SNP Consortium, which examines the single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), or variations at individual bases that form the genetic code.
Information: Human Genome Organisation Secretariat, 144 Harley Street, London W1G 7LD, UK, +44 (0) 207 935 8085, fax: +44 (0) 207 935 8341, e-mail: hugo@hugo-international.
Lord Winston was speaking ahead of a major conference being hosted by the Human Genome Organisation, which will bring together more than 850 leading scientists.
Speakers include: James Doroshow , National Cancer Institute; Ronald DePinho , University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; William Dalton , Lee Moffitt Cancer Center; Edison Liu , Human Genome Organisation HUGO and Jackson Laboratory; Christopher A.
Dr Edison Liu, president of the Human Genome Organisation (Hugo) said the population in this region is unique because it was at the confluence of the trade and migration routes.
Acknowledged as the leading international scientific forum designed to update and increase knowledge in the field of human genome research, the Human Genome Organisation (Hugo) will convene its 15th annual Human Genome Meeting at the DWTC in March 2011, with a main focus on genomics and hereditary disorders.
Information: Human Genome Organisation Secretariat, 144 Harley Street, London WIG 7LD, UK, +44 (0) 207 935 8085, fax: +44 (0) 207 935 8341, email: hugo@hugo-international.
The system will be demonstrated at the Human Genome Organisation conference in Helsinki, Finland, May 31 - June 3, as well at Rosetta Biosoftware's upcoming conference, the Rosetta Technology Forum, also in Helsinki, June 4 - 5.
In March we delivered a plenary talk on human sequence variation and new sequencing technologies at The Human Genome Organisation (HUGO) conference in Taiwan, in April we participated in the 2006 Life Sciences Conference + Expo sponsored by Bio-IT World and just this week we presented at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's annual meeting, The Biology of Genomes.

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