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Website Accessibility

The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History make every effort to ensure that the information available on our site is accessible to all users and is in compliance with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act (29 U.S.C. 794d). 
If you encounter accessibility problems when using our site, please e-mail the webmaster at:
When sending the e-mail, please include the following information:
  • Exact nature of the accessibility problem.
  • Title and URL(s) of pages you are having difficulty accessing.
  • Type and version of your Web browser.
  • Operating system.
  • Type of assistive technology (e.g., such as a screen reader, Braille reader, etc.), if used.