The interdisciplinary team is drawn from ten European countries and includes:
In the UK -- the Medical Research Councils Harwell and Edinburgh Units, the European Bioinformatics Institute, Hinxton, the Biotech company Geneservice, Cambridge, with the University of Cambridge acting as Co-ordinator.
In Germany -- the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig, and the GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Munich.
In Italy -- the European Molecular Biology Laboratory EMBL- Monterotondo Outstation, and the Cell Biology Institute of the Italian National Research Council.
In Greece -- the Alexander Fleming Biomedical Sciences Research Center, Athens
In France-- the Institut Clinique de la souris, Strasbourg
In Sweden the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm
The consortium is joined in its discussions by the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, the Jackson Laboratory, USA, the Riken Genome Science Centre, Japan, and the United States National Institutes of Health, amongst many other major players, to establish a way forward to a global scientific information network.
|Contact: Genevieve Maul|
University of Cambridge