National Human Genome Research Institute


Also found in: Acronyms, Wikipedia.

National Human Genome Research Institute

 
an institute of the national institutes of health that supports the NIH component of the human genome project.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
GARD is funded by the Office of Rare Diseases and the National Human Genome Research Institute.
FEERO is a senior adviser for genomic medicine in the Office of the Director at the National Human Genome Research Institute. Send comments to obnews@elsevier.com.
Carolina Biological Supply Company Connecticut Valley Biological Supply LaMotte Company National Human Genome Research Institute Science Kit & Boreal Laboratories
The Current Topics in Genomic Research Short Course, sponsored by the National Human Genome Research Institute at the National Institutes of Health, is designed to update faculty on genome science as well as continuing efforts to find the genetic basis of various diseases and disorders.
Using next-generation sequencing technologies, the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, the Beijing Genomics Institute Shenzhen (BGI) and three members of the National Human Genome Research Institute's (NHGRI) Large-Scale Sequencing Network--the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Washington University of Medicine and Baylor College of Medicine--will sequence the genomes of 1,000 individuals, at a cost of between $30 million and $50 million, to discover the structural variants present in 1% or greater of the population and present at 0.5% or lower in genes.
The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) led the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) contribution to the International Human Genome Project, whose primary goal was the sequencing of the human genome.
Affymetrix Inc (Santa Clara CA) scientists were awarded a four-year grant from the US National Human Genome Research Institute to map unexplored portions of the human genome.
The study, by the National Human Genome Research Institute in the US, is the first to link athletic performance to the myostatin gene.
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) announce the new Human Genes and the Environment Research Training Program, a component of the NIH Genes and the Environment Initiative, a multi-institute program aimed at identifying the genetic and environmental underpinnings of common illnesses.
The National Human Genome Research Institute is one of the 27 institutes and centers at the National Institutes of Health.
"Virtually all diseases have a hereditary component, transmitted from parent to child through the 3 billion DNA letters that make up the human genome," explains Francis Collins, director of the NIH's national human genome research institute.
Of all species of mammals, or animals that nurse their young with milk, "dogs probably have the greatest range of morphologic (pertaining to physical shape and size) variation," says Elaine Ostrander, a geneticist who studies heredity, at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI).

Medical browser ?
Full browser ?