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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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He is a member of several local and international scientific societies such as the Human Genome Organisation (HUGO) and the Association of Congenital Anomalies, USA.
'The study conducted by the Human Genome Organisation (Hugo) that was published in 2013 showed that the ancestors of the Malay people, the Semang and Senoi, migrated to the ancient kingdom of Champa that is now located in parts of Vietnam and Cambodia.
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." While the first contributions to genome efforts were clearly from North America, Europe and Japan, the largest growth in the use of genomic reagents is now in the rest of Asia and the Middle East.
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.org, Internet: http://hgm2005.hgu.mrc.ac.uk/
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.
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.
Information: Human Genome Organisation Secretariat, 144 Harley Street, London W1G 7LD, UK, +44 (0) 207 935 8085, fax: +44 (0) 207 935 8341, email: hugo@hugo-international.org, Internet: http://hgm2005.hgu.mrc.ac.uk/
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.org, Internet: http://hgm2005.hgu.mrc.ac.uk/

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