HGP was conceived in 1984 & officially begun in earnest in October 1990.
HGP is a large multicentric, international collaborative venture, the main aim of which is to determine the nucleotide sequence of the entire human nuclear genome.
In 1997, United States established the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI).
The HGP was an international research groups from six countries- USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan and China, & several laboratories and a large no. of scientists and technicians from various disciplines.