By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Center for Research Resources will support development of wide a range of new biomedical research tools, including core technologies used in genomics and proteomics, under a three-year grant program.

NCRR plans to use up to $1 million in 2011 to support between five and eight grants to develop new or improved instrumentation that can be used by a wide range of biomedical or clinical researchers, and which are not focused on a specific organ or disease.

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