NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute on Aging will provide up to $6 million in 2013 to support up to three projects undertaking whole exome and/or whole genome sequencing data analysis to identify genomic contributions to both the risk for and protection against Alzheimer's disease.

NIA, part of the National Institutes of Health, announced the funding program today and it is part of the Presidential Initiative on Alzheimer's Disease.

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This online seminar will outline a recent example of the use of molecular barcoding in combination with next-generation sequencing to detect somatic mosaicism in cancer patients.