NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The University of California, San Diego has received a $16.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to help support a center that will study modifications that affect and alter genetic behavior across the human genome.

The five-year grant, awarded under the NIH's $190 million Reference Epigenome Mapping Center program, will fund interdisciplinary studies to comprehensively map elements of the human genome, UCSD Tuesday.

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