Web Extra: History of the Human Genome Project

| April 3, 2013 12:55 PM

Less than half a century ago, very little was known about genetic factors in human diseases.  Today, after over $3.8 billion in federal investments, the results of the Human Genome Project have fueled discovery and innovation in biotechnology and health.  In a recent interview, MetroFocus anchor Rafael Pi Roman spoke with Dr. Robert Darnell, President and Scientific Director of the New York Genome Center, about the future of genomic medicine and DNA sequencing.  You can learn about the storied history and outcomes of the Human Genome Project over the past decades with the interactive timeline below:

↑ Back to top

About Us    Contact Us    The MetroFocus Team   Mobile   WNET Pressroom   Privacy Policy    Terms of Service

Mutual of America

Funders

MetroFocus is made possible by James and Merryl Tisch, Rosalind P. Walter, Charlotte and David Ackert, Jody and John Arnhold and the Dr. Robert C. and Tina Sohn Foundation. Corporate funding is provided by Mutual of America.
© 2014 WNET    All Rights Reserved.    825 Eighth Avenue    New York, NY 10019