NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health's Common Fund plans to provide $3.3 million in 2013 to support research projects analyzing data that will be generated by its Genotype-Tissue Expression (GTEx)resource.

The GTEx resource aims to identify regions of the genome that influence how genes are expressed. According to the funding notice, NIH intends to fund up to 8 awards next year for such research.

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