NHGRI Awards, Database Protection Bill, BNU and SGI Bioinformatics Center | GenomeWeb

NHGRI Awards $13M in ENCODE Funding

The National Human Genome Research Institute awarded around $13 million in grants for its ENCODE (Encyclopedia of DNA Elements) initiative on Oct. 9.

The grants are the first awards in a three-year, $36 million pilot project to test high-throughput experimental and computational methods for identifying and analyzing all of the functional elements contained in a set of DNA regions that covers about 1 percent of the human genome.

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