NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health has officially launched its Human Microbiome Project, saying it will use $115 million over five years under the NIH RoadMap for Medical Research program to fund research into the colonies of microbes that inhabit the human body and discover how they effect human health and disease.
 
The NIH already has issued several grant announcements for investigators to develop early-stage informatics and hardware tools that will advance microbial science.
 

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