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Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Genome: Unlocking Life's Code is made possible through the generous support of the following individuals and organizations:

Life Technologies Foundation

The Brin Wojcicki Foundation

Celgene Corporation

Johnson & Johnson

Pacific Biosciences and Mike and Beth Hunkapiller

23andMe, Inc.


American Association for Clinical Chemistry and the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation

American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics


The Fodor Family Trust


The History Channel

New England Biolabs

Promega Corporation

Yonder Biology

This exhibit was developed and produced by a partnership between the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and the National Institutes of Health National Human Genome Research Institute, a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

This exhibit developed in association with Science North.

This exhibit was made possible in part by financial support secured by the Foundation of the National Institutes of Health.

The National Human Genome Research Institute supports research to study the human genome and its role in health and disease, and to examine the ethical, legal, and social implications of genomics.

The National Museum of Natural History is the world's most visited natural history museum. Its enormous collections now include a frozen tissue bank that preserves DNA samples from a diversity of life.

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