NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Human Genome Research Institute will fund up to $2 million this year to several investigators studying new technologies for obtaining microbe samples for use in sequencing programs in the Human Microbiome Project.
With funding from the National Institutes of Health’s Roadmap Initiative, the NHGRI will support between four and ten programs for up to three years to support the HMP’s efforts to expand the number of microbial genome sequences.
 

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