How the human genome was sequenced
This animation introduces you to the human genome and shows how the first human genome was sequenced in the Human Genome Project.
The Human Genome Project, which began in 1990, was the largest biological experiment of its time. Researchers worked together around the globe, including here at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, to read and record all of the DNA letters in the human genome.
This page was last updated on 2014-12-01