NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Maverix Biomics today announced it has won a $150,000 award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to do research into the detection of modifications in RNA transcripts.

San Mateo, Calif.-based Maverix is collaborating with Eric Phizicky at the University of Rocheste rto develop a high-throughput analytic kit that will enable researchers to detect different kinds of RNA modifications in human cells in neurological disease.

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