NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Science Foundation has given two grants each totaling $20 million over five years to support infrastructure and technologies for genomics and computational biology projects based in Hawaii and Mississippi.

Granted under the NSF's Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) in the Office of Integrative Activities, these Research Infrastructure Improvement Track 1 awards are aimed at improving research competitiveness in states and at enhancing their academic science infrastructure.

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