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UC Davis Wins Wedge of $110M Research Funding for Knockout Mouse Genomic Resource

Posted by BCI Staff on Wed, Oct 19, 2011


The NIH recently awarded more than $110M in research funding for the second phase of the Knockout Mouse Project (KOMP), a phenotyping project involving an international consortium of researchers (the IKMC) who will generate about 5,000 strains of knockout mice that will undergo a large battery of clinical phenotype tests to reveal how traits are affected by deleting a given gene in an individual mouse. 

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Tags: University of California Davis, Stem cell research, Southwest, California, Genomics, Mice

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