By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Center for Research Resources has issued its requests for applications for its Institutional Development Award (IDeA) and High-End Instrumentation Grant (HEI) programs for 2012.

The IDeA awards provide funding to enhance biomedical research activities in states that have a historically low rate of receiving National Institutes of Health grants, and the HEI program provides funds for groups of NIH-supported investigators to buy high-cost scientific tools.

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