The National Science Foundation has awarded a total of $10 million in research funding that will be spread out over five years to support further development of the Gramene database — a resource for comparative genomic analysis in grass species.

The funds will also support development of a new repository for biological network information dubbed the Plant Reactome, which will adopt a similar framework to the one used to develop the Human Reactome database.

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