NEW YORK (GenomeWeb news) –The National Institutes of Health will grant up to $50,000 per year for up to two years to fund research grants into human and pet interaction and hospital-acquired infections, including studies of gene and environment interaction

The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development will fund research that may use the dog genome resource and may conduct other genetics research into genes that are relevant to humans, particularly in terms of social and emotional behaviors.

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