17th International Mouse Genome Conference

17th International Mouse Genome Conference Meeting Report Ian Smyth, Tom Van Agtmael, Ian J. Jackson MRC Human Genetics Unit, Western General Hospital, Crewe Rd., Edinburgh, EH4 2XU United Kingdom Received: 21 January 2004/ Accepted: 1 March 2004 The year 2003 has been one for scientists to reflect furthering our knowledge, but equally high on his on the progress made in the fields of genetics and list were some seemingly humble events of scien- genomics since the structure of DNA was solved tific history. These included the invention of the some 50 years ago. It was with this in mind, and microscope and the thermometer; acknowledgment with palpable excitement over the publication of the of the contribution that technology makes to ad- draft sequence of the mouse genome, that the mouse vancing our wider understanding of the world. Ken genetics community gathered in Braunschweig in alluded to the ‘‘fits and starts’’ which in the past Lower Saxony for the 17th International Mouse Ge- have characterized scientific endeavor, in many nome Conference. The historic city of Henry the cases due to the constraints of either stilted con- Lion provided a fitting backdrop for reflection on ceptual thought or technological impediments to how far we have come http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Mammalian Genome Springer Journals

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