MSU Wins $4.1M for Plant Genomics | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Michigan State University scientists will use a $4.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to fund functional genomics-based studies to understand how plants create and evolve chemicals and metabolic functions.

The research will focus on cultivated and wild tomato species from the Andes Mountains, and will seek to discover the specific genes that control chemical evolution and plant metabolism.

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