NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The National Human Genome Research Institute has allocated $1.8 million to fund between two and four projects to conduct genome-wide association and replication studies that explore environmental and genetic influences on human disease.
 
The two-year grants, which will be disbursed from fiscal 2008 funds, will be administered under the National Institutes of Health’s Genes, Environment, and Health Initiative, a program the NIH announced in November.
 

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

American scientists find themselves once again warning the Trump administration not to dismiss science, the New Yorker report.

A new study suggests CRISPR could be used to save coral reefs from dying off, Forbes reports.

Researchers have found that the i-motif shape of DNA previously observed in the lab also exists in human cells, and that it may serve a purpose.

In PNAS this week: a genomic, transcriptomic, and metabolomic analysis of the tea plant, Arabidopsis thaliana's adaptations to specific local environments, and more.