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genome project

1. The Human Genome Project, see there.
2. A general term for a coordinated research initiative for mapping and sequencing the genome of any organism.
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Dr Youssef Mohammed Al Serkal, assistant undersecretary for the hospitals sector and chairman of the UAE Genome Project Committee, said the study is part of the UAE Genome Project, one of the ministry's pioneering initiatives.
Qatar Genome Project will be prioritised as a national health strategy named Qatar Precision Medicine (QPM), Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation, announced yesterday.
IN an effort to deepen relationships with local start-up ecosystem players in Cebu and Davao and complete the ecosystem assessment of the two cities for the Startup Genome Project, the Department of Trade and Industry-Export Marketing Bureau (DTI-EMB) organized a focus group discussion (FGD) in Cebu and Davao on July 18 and 20, respectively.
According to WAM, the Human Genome Project aims to perfect gene scanning to detect changes in the genes, chromosomes, and proteins that can lead to genetic diseases, allowing researchers to prevent and eradicate chronic diseases and cancer, and reduce the financial burden for treating chronic diseases, in addition to slowing down the aging process.
The company's Opal Clinical platform has delivered more than 500 clinical reports for the 100,000 Genome Project, with a goal of improving therapeutic treatments through genomic medicine.
Since the completion of the Human Genome Project (HGP-read), improvements of sequencing technology, dramatic reductions in sequencing cost, and importantly, progress in understanding of the function of the human genome have been continual.
Church and his colleagues believe the plan is a logical step after the Human Genome Project, which mapped DNA for the first time in 2003 (while the project was officially launched in 1990).
Angela Douglas, scientific director for genetics at Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust and chair of the British Society for Genetic Medicine (BSGM), said: "The 100,000 Genome Project is welcomed by the BSGM as an exciting and unprecedented development that offers the UK the opportunity of being a leader in the field of genomic medicine.
The creation of GHR coincided with the completion of the Human Genome Project, a 13-year international effort to map the entire human genome.
Obama's templates for BRAIN are the post-Sputnik space program and the Human Genome Project. Both were hugely successful undertakings with enormous scientific and economic payoffs.
Our sequencing division is well-staffed by scientists who have played a key role in a number of large-scale genome projects, including Human Genome Project, Rice Genome Project, Silkworm Genome Project, Chicken Genome Project and Porcine Genome Project.
It has been called the next step on from the Human Genome Project, which provided the sequence for our genetic make-up.