NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Human Genome Research Institute today announced it has awarded $28.3 million in grants to decipher the underlying mechanisms that turn genes on and off.

Five new awards, part of the Genomics of Gene Regulation (GGR) program started in 2013, were given to study gene networks and pathways in different systems in the body.

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