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.

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