NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institutes of Health announced this week that it is seeking applications for new educational grants to fund curriculum design projects and research experiences that will teach the use of "big data" research in the biomedical sciences. 

NIH intends to commit $1 million in the fiscal year 2015 to fund approximately five awards of up to $200,000 in direct costs each year. The project period may not exceed five years. 

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

The US National Institutes of Health has developed guidelines to gauge whether frail chimpanzees are healthy enough to be moved to a retirement sanctuary.

Osamu Shimomura, who won the 2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on green fluorescent protein, has died.

In PLOS this week: analytical approach for finding new genetic associations, analysis of Streptococcus pyogenes-infecting viruses, and more.

Stat News reports that the head of IBM Watson Health is leaving her post.