NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Jackson Laboratory said this week that its Gene Expression Database (GXD), an open resource for the biomedical research community, will receive $10.5 million over the next five years from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development.

Martin Ringwald, an associate professor at Jackson Laboratory, is the principal investigator on the grant. The new funding extends a previous five-year multi-million grant that was awarded to the GXD by NICHD in 2010 and ended last week.

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