U of Florida Lands $1M Keck Grant | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Scientists at the University of Florida have won a $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation to fund research into how proteins in cells are created, and how that process may influence inherited human diseases.

The research will be led by UF Professor Laura Ranum, director of the university's Center for NeuroGenetics, will use the funding to continue research into how proteins are made and will search for disease-causing genes in the human genome.

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