A downloadable poster and a set of teaching materials introducing the unravelling of the human genome and its impact. This resource provides a broad-based introduction to the human genome and DNA sequencing. It includes the potential benefits that understanding the human genome will bring, and the medical and ethical issues that will need to be considered. It consists of a poster and a set of teaching materials that includes information, classroom activities and quizzes. Free full-size posters can be ordered from the ABPI site or downloaded in pdf format.