NIH's $190M Epigenome Project to Link Genome to Living World | GenomeWeb
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The National Institutes of Health yesterday officially launched its Epigenome Project, which will start as a five-year, $190 million trans-NIH effort aimed at advancing understanding of the role of environment in gene regulation and disease.
 
The NIH called the epigenomics funding, which GenomeWeb Daily News initially wrote about last fall, a priority research goal that will be funded through its RoadMap Initiative.
 

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

In PLOS this week: genetic study of breast cancer in Egyptian families, mutations linked to cleft lip and palate, and more.

Council Bluffs, Iowa, schools are encouraging more girls to pursue STEM courses, according to the Associated Press.

Because of new open-access requirements, Gates Foundation-funded researchers can't publish in some top journals, Nature News reports.

In Science this week: deletion of one microRNA allows pluripotent stem cells to form embryonic and non-embryonic lineages, and more.