By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Human Genome Research Institute plans to expand its Encyclopedia of DNA Elements (ENCODE) project by funding new research to further catalog functional elements in the human and mouse genomes, and to a lesser extent in the flatworm and fruit fly genomes.

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