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HGMIS NotesHGP Fact Sheet Published
Updating articles drawn from the November 2000 issue of Human Genome News, the Human Genome Management Information System (HGMIS) has published the 4-page Human Genome Project Fact Sheet to provide quick and timely answers to frequently asked questions. Topics include gene patenting, the "rivalry" between public and private sectors, HGP funding since 1987, and challenges for the future. This free document is available in bulk for meetings and educational purposes (865/576-6669, email@example.com).
HGMIS Requests Change of Address, Subscription Status
HGMIS Documents, Web Site Win Awards
In the STC East Tennessee Chapter (ETC) competition, the microbial report received a Distinguished (first place) Award in Online Communications and two Merit (third place) Awards, one in Technical Publications and the other in Technical Art. In addition, the document was judged ETC's Best of Show in Online Communications and went on to receive another Distinguished Award at the international level. Only first place winners in chapter competitions were eligible for the international contest.
A HGMIS entry in the News and Trade Articles category, "Genes, Dreams, and Reality: The Promises and Risks of the New Genetics" by Denise Casey, won a Merit Award in Technical Publications. The article appeared in the journal Judicature 83(3).
STC, the largest organization of its type in the world, is dedicated to advancing the arts and sciences of technical communication. Its 25,000 members include writers, editors, illustrators, printers, publishers, educators, students, engineers, and scientists employed in a variety of technological fields.
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