NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - The National Institutes of Health plans to award up to $12 million over two years to develop a resequencing technology “pipeline” for genome-wide medical research.
 
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and the National Human Genome Research Institute plans to award between three and four grants under the program, according to a request for applications released on Friday.
 

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