NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences plans to provide up to $3 million next year to fund research into how exposure to toxic chemicals in the environment affects gene expression.

In a new funding announcement, NIEHS said that it plans to fund grants with up to $400,000 next year that seek to define how environmental exposures affect proteins and other elements that govern gene expression patterns and chromatin states.

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