Coordination of Programs on Domestic Animal Genomics: The Federal Framework
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT WASHINGTON DC NATIONAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COUNCIL
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The Interagency Working Group IWG on Domestic Animal Genomics was chartered in 2002 with the charge of enhancing interagency communication and awareness of the importance of agricultural and companion animal species, increasing leverage of investments across government agencies, and positioning of agriculture as a critical element of the Federal genomics programs. The Committee on Science provides oversight over the IWG activities. The membership of the IWG consists of representatives from the Department of Agriculture USDA, Department of Energy DOE, Food and Drug Administration FDA, National Institutes of Health NIH, National Science Foundation NSF, Office of Science and Technology Policy OSTP, Office of Management and Budget OMB, and U.S. Agency for International Development USAID.
- Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine
- Genetic Engineering and Molecular Biology