UCSD Researcher Awarded $3.8M Grant to Develop RNA Interactome Mapping Tech | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – As part of its High-Risk/High-Reward Research Program, the National Institutes of Health has awarded a University of California, San Diego investigator a five-year, $3.8 million grant to develop a technology to map complete RNA interactomes in cells or tissues using high-throughput DNA sequencing.

According to UCSD's Sheng Zhong, the funding will be used to further refine the technology, as well as to investigate the mechanisms underlying cell fate decisions in early mammalian development.

Get the full story with
GenomeWeb Premium

Only $95 for the
first 90 days*

A trial upgrade to GenomeWeb Premium gives you full site access, interest-based email alerts, access to archives, and more. Never miss another important industry story.

Try GenomeWeb Premium now.

Already a GenomeWeb Premium member? Login Now.
Or, See if your institution qualifies for premium access.

*Before your trial expires, we’ll put together a custom quote with your long-term premium options.

Not ready for premium?

Register for Free Content
You can still register for access to our free content.

In PNAS this week: carbapenem resistance in Enterobacteriaceae, selection against educational attainment-linked variants, and more.

Technology Review points out that a new US presidential science advisor hasn't been selected.

Researchers find that blood tests might be able to help determine severity of a concussion, Wired reports.

President-elect Donald Trump considers other candidates for director of the National Institutes of Health, Nature News reports.