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Eric Lander's Home Page at MIT

The Human Genome Project at the Whitehead Institute
View the map of the human genome online!

Whitehead Institute Home Page
Take a look at the Web site for the non-profit research and teaching institute in biomedical sciences associated with MIT where Eric Lander does his investigation into the human genome.

Seeing Biology's Limits in the Human Genome
The New York Times discusses the Human Genome Project with Dr. Lander.

The DNA Detective
Learn more about Dr. Lander and his road to becoming a preeminent geneticist in this Boston Globe Magazine article

Blueprint of the Body
On this comprehensive site, hosted by CNN, read articles about the medical, business, ethical and legal implications of the Human Genome Project, as well as interviews with key players.

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A Passion for DNA  
  Gene Reader  
  Fishing for Baby Genes  
  A Gene You Won't Forget  
  Genes for Youth  
  Bypass Genes on Trial  
 
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