The two expert reports prepared for the CNRS in advance of establishing Genoscope, the French National Sequencing Center that participated in the HGP. 1995 report citation information: Jean March Egly, CNRS Large Sequencing Committee, and Francis Galibert (Committee president), “Expert report on the creation of a sequencing facility” (unpublished manuscript, 1995). 1996 report citation information: Monique Meugnier (on behalf of Jean Weissenbach), facsimile containing 1996 French HGP planning report to Gérard Tobelem, 15 April 1996. Both documents courtesy of the CNRS and Jean Weissenbach. Keywords: Human Genome Project, HGP, interview, Bermuda Principles, Bermuda Accord, International Strategy Meetings on Human Genome Sequencing, data sharing, science policy, genomics, genome, genome sequence, genetics, DNA sequence, DNA, deoxyribonucleic acid, NIH, National Institutes of Health, DOE, Department of Energy, Jean-Marc Egly, Jean Weissenbach, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, CNRS, French Human Genome Project, Genoscope, Généthon, Centre National de Séquençage, French Ministry of Research.