NHGRI Issues $36.9M for H3Africa Genomics RFAs | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Human Genome Research Institute has opened three new funding opportunities aimed at building up genomics infrastructure, expertise, and support for research efforts based in Africa.

The new grant programs, totaling $36.9 million over five years, are part of the Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) project, a collaboration between NHGRI, the African Society of Human Genetics, and The Wellcome Trust in the UK.

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