Pharmacogenomics Associations

Human Genome Variations Society. URL: http://www.genomic. Formerly HUGO Mutation Database Initiative.

International HapMap Project. URL: Partnership of scientists and funding agencies from Canada, China, Japan, Nigeria, the United Kingdom, and the United States to develop a public haplotype map that will help researchers find genes associated with human disease and response to pharmaceuticals.

Haplotype Specifications. URL: SNP/HapMap/index.html. International HapMap Project located at

The SNP Consortium Ltd. URL: A nonprofit foundation organized for the purpose of providing public genomic data. Members include a number of pharmaceutical companies, IBM, Motorola, and the Wellcome Trust. Public private co-operative effort contributing to the HapMap Project and dbSNP. Expect to see more public/private cooperation, particularly in precompetitive research areas.

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