UNESCO endorses Human Variome Project
The Chairman, Mr David Abraham, and the Scientific Director, Professor Richard Cotton are delighted to announce that Human Variome Project International Limited has been admitted into operational relations with UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation).
“This is a major step forward for science in Australia, as well as Human Variome Project International Limited, the International Coordinating Office of the Human Variome Project, based in Melbourne,” said Mr Abraham. He also stated that this is a significant endorsement by the international community of the Human Variome Project, a project that has been promoted by its founder Professor Richard Cotton.
“This is the first scientific project approved by UNESCO in Australia,” said Professor Cotton, “and the first genetics project in the world.”