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NHGRI Awards $8M ENCODE Grant to Stanford School of Medicine

NEW YORK, Oct. 10 (GenomeWeb News) -Stanford University Medical Center has received an $8 million grant from NHGRI to analyze small areas of the human genome, the university said today.

 

The grant, which goes to eight different groups, is part of NHGRI's Encyclopedia of DNA Elements project, also called ENCODE, according to a university spokeswoman.

 

Principal investigators on the project include Richard Myers, a professor of genetics at the School of Medicine, Arend Sidow, an assistant professor of pathology and genetics, and Serafim Batzoglou, PhD, assistant professor of computer science.

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