NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - The National Human Genome Research Institute plans to award a total of approximately $120 million in fiscal years 2009 and 2010 under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

The institute plans to distribute approximately $60 million in each fiscal year but has not yet allocated specific amounts to the programs under which the awards will be made, according to Jeff Schloss, NHGRI's program director for technology development coordination.

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