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NHGRI Awards $10.5M in Genome Research Grants to 10 University Lab Teams

Posted by Jaimee Saliba on Mon, Apr 30, 2012


The National Human Genome Research Institute
(NHGRI) is a branch of the NIH, and they administer the ENCODE project, which stands for Encyclopedia of DNA Elements. Established in 2003, the goal of ENCODE is to create a comprehensive catalog of functional genomic elements. Towards that end, they have just awarded a further $10.5M in grants to 10 research institutions with investigators working in three main areas:

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Tags: Funding, NIH, genome research, Genomics, genomic research, biology research, research lab awards

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