MSU, UK, MIT to Run Plant Genomics Studies for Rx Uses | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Scientists at three universities will use $6 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health to conduct genomics research on plants that may have properties that could be used in developing new drugs, according to Michigan State University.

The stimulus funding Grand Opportunity grant from NIH, which was awarded to MSU, The University of Kentucky, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will be used to understand how certain plants make medicinal compounds.

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