NHGRI


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National Human Genome Research Institute

 
an institute of the national institutes of health that supports the NIH component of the human genome project.

NHGRI

NHGRI

National Human Genome Research Institute.
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This new NHGRI grant provides tremendous, timely support for our consortium to develop the NanoTag single molecule electronic DNA sequencing approach into a robust miniaturized platform that will eventually allow the entire human genome to be deciphered for $100.
The NHGRI grant will be used to further reduce the size of these droplets and increase parallel processing of sequencing reactions to enable extremely low cost and rapid sequencing of large targets such as exomes and genomes," said Tal Raz, Vice President of Molecular Biology at GnuBIO.
Table 2-1: NHGRI Budget by Year Including ARRA Supplement, 2006-2012
The main drive behind selecting the group of mammals that includes the tenrec comes from a plan to determine which parts of the human genome provide crucial functions and which don't, says Adam Felsenfeld, a program officer of NHGRI.
With the human genome sequence complete since April 2003, NHGRI now focuses on leveraging genomic research to increase medical knowledge and improve medical treatment.
NHGRI launched ENCODE last year with the first round of a total $36 million in grants that will be awarded over a three-year period.
The 18 new picks join the kangaroo, cow, red flour beetle, and several fruit flies, previously selected for studies funded by NHGRI.
gov/ 10000926; NHGRI Policy on Human Genomic Sequence Data (Dec.
Working with Affymetrix, Hacia and his NHGRI colleagues have recently begun using DNA chips to detect mutations in a gene called BRCA1.
Wins 2(nd) round of funding from NHGRI to continue $1,000 genome research project
Earlier this year 454 received another grant from the NHGRI to further develop key components of its technology as it is scaled up from the routine sequencing of viruses and bacteria toward humans.