NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Cancer Institute said on Friday that it will award up to $15 million over five years to projects that will use comparative genetics to study cancer.
The NCI will grant up to $3 million per year over the next five years to fund between four and six programs that will use humans and one other species in collaborations involving various genetics studies as well as systems biology, mathematical and computational modeling, and computer sciences.
Applicants may request as much as $375,000 annually for up to five years. Letters of intent are due April 14, 2008, and applications are due May 14, 2008.
More information about the NCI grant program can be found here.