Genetics & Genomics Research Funding

News on research grants, RFPs, government funding trends in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

Businesses can now apply for a share of the funds to develop new technologies that increase the UK's capacity to carry out genomic analysis.

The proposed bill would increase the National Institutes of Health's budget from roughly $37.1 billion to $38.3 billion in fiscal 2019.

Eric Green, NHGRI director

Fifteen years after the Human Genome Project was declared completed, genomic medicine is beginning to be implemented, sooner than Green and others had expected.

Researchers can apply to receive $100,000 in matched funds from Intermountain to cover project costs related to high-throughput genomic sequencing.

The Somatic Cell Genome Editing program was established earlier this year to help remove barriers from the adoption of genome editing for treating patients.

Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.

The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.

The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.