NSF Awards $145,924 to Williams College for DNA Facility | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 (GenomeWeb News)- The National Science Foundation has awarded $145,924 to Williams College to establish a laboratory for the collection of DNA sequence and genotype data. The new laboratory will include a capillary-based DNA analyzer, equipment for template amplification and purification, and computer workstations equipped with software for data analysis. The laboratory will be established under the direction of Jason Wilder, an assistant professor of biology at Williams who is studying the forces that shape patterns of genetic variability in nature.

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: RNA-seq, ChIP-seq to determine metformin response; array-based approach to detect protozoa in blood; and more.

Fast Company takes a look at startups in the nutrigenomic space that aim to offer personalized diet advice.

In a glamorous event, the Breakthrough Foundation gave out more than $25 million in prizes to researchers.

Immunotherapy might treat cancer, but it also appears to come with a risk of a number of side effects, the New York Times reports.