The Human Genome Project

Human Genome Project
2003
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The Human Genome Project is completed. The project, started in 1990, identified all the 20,000 - 25,000 genes in human DNA and determined the sequences of the 3 billion chemical base pairs that make up human DNA.

The information gained from the human genome project may lead to revolutionary new ways to diagnose, treat, and prevent thousands of disorders; including cancer.12