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Unformatted text preview: enome.gov/PolicyEthics). These accomplishments fulfil the expansive vision articulated in the 1988 report of the National Research Council, Mapping and Sequencing the Human Genome14. The successful completion of the HGP this year thus represents an opportunity to look forward and offer a blueprint for the future of genomics research over the next several years. The vision presented here addresses a different world from that reflected in earlier plans published in 1990, 1993 and 1998 (refs 15–17). Those documents addressed the goals of the 1988 report, defining detailed paths towards the development of genome835 A. BARRINGTON BROWN/SPL Francis S. Collins, Eric D. Green, Alan E. Guttmacher and Mark S. Guyer on behalf of the US National Human Genome Research Institute* DARRYL LEJA A b l u e p ri n t f o r t h e g e n o m i c e r a . feature Fig 2 The future of genomics rests on the foundation of the Human Genome Project. analysis technologies, the physical and genetic mapping of genomes, and the sequencing of model organism genomes and, ultimately, the human genom...
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