NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will use a $1.6 million Grand Opportunities grant from the National Human Genome Research Institute to conduct genomics and proteomics research, UNC said on Thursday.

The funding, derived from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, was awarded to researchers conducting studies as part of NHGRI's ENCyclopedia of DNA Elements (ENCODE) project.

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