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UCSD Research Funding: Nearly $1M Received for Microbiome Research

Posted by BCI Staff on Thu, Aug 18, 2016

Researchers at UCSD’s Scripps Research Institute recently received close to $1 million from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to study the ecology, behaviors, and interactions of microscopic marine life. Awards such as these are plentiful at the University of California, San Diego, which spent over $1 billion last year on research.

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More San Diego Funding Facts:

-  In 2015, UCSD researchers were awarded a five year, $30 million grant from the NIH under its new 4D Nucleome Program to explore the role of DNA inside the nucleus in 4 dimensions.

-  The University of California, San Diego received $20 million in funding over a 5-year term from the National Cancer Institute to continue research focused on understanding the pathology of chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

-  Four UC San Diego researchers received the National Cancer Institute Outstanding Investigator Award, providing the scientists with a collective $18.7 million in funding for their projects.

-  The NIH awarded UC San Diego $13 million over five years to develop and test new stem cell treatments focused on autism and other mental health diseases.



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Exhibitors interested in marketing their laboratory products and services to Southern California researchers are invited to join Biotechnology Calendar, Inc. at the upcoming:

University of California, San Diego Biotechnology Vendor Showcase™ Event on Thursday, August 25, 2016.



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Call Biotechnology Calendar, Inc. today to exhibit to over 450 life science researchers at one of the biggest biotechnology markets in the nation.  


Researchers are invited to pre-register and save time at the event:

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