NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Science Foundation plans to use $733 million of its $7.05 billion budget proposal for fiscal 2010 to fund its Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) programs, including initiatives that increase funds for research and education grants by 13 percent, for instrumentation and research resources by 6 percent, and funding for its Centers Programs by 18 percent.

The 2010 budget proposal seeks $590 million for research and education grants, $110 million for instrumentation and research resources, and $32.9 million for the Centers Programs.

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