Domain dispute

2019-03-05 08:03:10

By Kurt Kleiner A LEGAL row is threatening the future of an international gene database. The hospital which hosts the database is suing a former employee, claiming he has stolen the domain name that provides access to the information. The Genome Database contains mapping information for human genes. It was established at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1990 and funded by the US Department of Energy. When the DOE stopped funding the database in 1998,