Agricultural Research Bill Awaits Vote in House | GenomeWeb

WASHINGTON, DC--Twenty scientists met at the US Department of Agriculture in late May to discuss the agency's draft Agricultural Genome Initiative that was introduced in April. Sally Rockey, USDA's deputy administrator for competitive grants, said the reviewers reaffirmed the priorities put forth in the initiative: to fund projects that conduct physical mapping, develop express sequence tags, or sequence animal, plant, and microbial genomes of agricultural importance.

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