NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Phase Genomics said today that it has received a two-year, $1.5 million Phase II Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to develop an affordable, high-throughput Hi-C kit and computational analysis platform for microbiome research and discovery.

The firm said it had previously received a Phase I SBIR grant from the NIAID as well as an investment from WRF Capital and Congruent Ventures to develop the platform.

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