“Crossroads” Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

“Crossroads” Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory


In 1986 scientists from across the world
met at Cold Spring Harbor to publicly discuss the Human Genome Project for the
first time the discussion launched the next 15 years of research leading
biologists to decode the human genome sequence the book of life a human genome
is made of three billion DNA letters that spell out the instructions for life
and holds the key to many diseases Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory continues to be
a meeting place for biologists ten thousand of whom attend conferences
and courses there each year sparking discoveries, elevating life sciences
and advancing biomedical progress.

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