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Robust Methods for the Efficient Analysis and Integration of DNA Sequence Data
Principal Investigator: Andrew Allen
Institution: Duke University
Start date: Sept. 26, 2008
End date: June 30, 2011
FY 2008 funding: $234,000
NIH Institute: NIMH


Designs and Methods for Sequence-Based Validation Analysis
Principal Investigator: Lue Ping Zhao
Institution: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Start date: Sept. 25, 2008
End date: June 30, 2011
FY 2008 funding: $430,880
NIH Institute: NIMH


Inferring Multiple-SNP Disease Association with DNA Resequence Data
Principal Investigators: Carlos Bustamente, Andrew Clark, Rasmus Nielsen
Institution: Cornell University
Start date: Sept. 28, 2008
End date: July 31, 2011
FY 2008 funding: $382,957
NIH Institute: NIMH


Statistical Methods for the Design and Interpretation of Deep Resequencing Studies
Principal Investigator: Shamil Sunyaev
Institution: Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Start date: Sept. 26, 2008
End date: June 30, 2011
FY 2008 funding: $462,728
NIH Institute: NIMH


SCODA DNA Extraction to Normalize Species Representation
Principal Investigator: Andre Marziali
Institution: Boreal Genomics, North Vancouver, Canada
Start date: Sept. 26, 2008
End date: July 31, 2010
FY 2008 funding: $406,968
NIH Institute: NHGRI


Assembly and Analysis Software for Exploring the Human Microbiome
Principal Investigator: Mihai Pop
Institution: University of Maryland College Park
Start date: Sept. 24, 2008
End date: July 31, 2011
FY 2008 funding: $260,000
NIH Institute: NHGRI


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Gene Mapping of Complex Traits Using Resequencing Data
Principal Investigator: Goncalo Abecasis
Institution: University of Michigan
Start date: Sept. 25, 2008
End date: June 30, 2011
FY 2008 funding: $366,403
NIH Institute: NIMH


Statistical Methods for Relating Sequence Data to Phenotype
Principal Investigator: Paul Marjoram
Institution: University of Southern California
Start date: Sept. 25, 2008
End date: June 30, 2011
FY 2008 funding: $407,500
NIH Institute: NIMH


An Integrated Lab-on-Chip System for Genome Sequencing of Single Microbial Cells
Principal Investigators: Kun Zhang, Yu-Hwa Lo
Institution: University of California, San Diego
Start date: Sept. 26, 2008
End date: July 31, 2011
FY 2008 funding: $651,836
NIH Institute: NHGRI


Technologies for the Discovery of Novel Human Colonic Mucosal-Associated Microbes
Principal Investigator: Eugene Chang
Institution: University of Chicago
Start date: Sept. 26, 2008
End date: July 31, 2010
FY 2008 funding: $187,640
NIH Institute: NHGRI


Somatic Mutation Discovery in Lung Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Principal Investigator: Alexis Ramos
Institution: Harvard University
Start date: March 25, 2009
End date: N/A
FY 2008 funding: $31,850
NIH Institute: NCI


A Compartmental Analysis of HIV Reservoirs and Immune Reconstitution
Principal Investigator: Timothy Schacker
Institution: University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Start date: Sept. 30, 2008
End date: Aug. 31, 2013
FY 2008 funding: $2,461,908
NIH Institute: NIAID


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Analysis and Interpretation of DNA Sequence Data in Association Studies
Principal Investigator: Jonathan Pritchard
Institution: University of Chicago
Start date: Sept. 25, 2008
End date: June 30, 2011
FY 2008 funding: $379,816
NIH Institute: NIMH


Production Sequencing of Reference Human Epigenomes
Principal Investigators: Bradley Bernstein, Alexander Meissner
Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Start date: Sept. 29, 2008
End date: June 30, 2013
FY 2008 funding: $3,083,250
NIH Institute: NIEHS


1/5: A Genome-wide Methylation Scan for Epigenetic Contributions to Schizophrenia
Principal Investigator: Andrew Feinberg
Institution: Johns Hopkins University
Start date: Sept. 30, 2008
End date: May 31, 2013
FY 2008 funding: $3,395,044
NIH Institute: NIMH


2/5-A Genome-Wide Methylation Scan for Epigenetic Contributions to Schizophrenia
Principal Investigator: Raquel Gur
Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Start date: Sept 30, 2008
End date: May 31, 2013
FY 2008 funding: $63,000
NIH Institute: NIMH


3/5: A Genome-Wide Methylation Scan for Epigenetic Contributions to Schizophrenia
Principal Investigator: Vishwajit Nimgaonkar
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Start date: Sept. 30, 2008
End date: May 31, 2013
FY 2008 funding: $37,875
NIH Institute: NIMH


4/5-A Genome-Wide Methylation Scan for Epigenetic Contributions to Schizophrenia
Principal Investigator: Rodney Perry
Institution: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Start date: Sept. 30, 2008
End date: May 31, 2013
FY 2008 funding: $36,250
NIH Institute: NIMH


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5/5: A Genome-wide Methylation Scan for Epigenetic Contributions to Schizophrenia
Principal Investigator: David Braff
Institution: University of California, San Diego
Start date: Sept. 30, 2008
End date: May 31, 2013
FY 2008 funding: $38,625
NIH Institute: NIMH


Cultivation and Characterization of Microaerobes from the Human Microbiome
Principal Investigators: Thomas Schmidt, Vincent Young
Institution: Michigan State University
Start date: Sept. 23, 2008
End date: July 31, 2011
FY 2008 funding: $468,778
NIH Institute: NHGRI


A Quality Assurance, Coordination and Analysis Center for HMP
Principal Investigator: Owen White
Institution: University of Maryland Baltimore
Start date: Sept. 26, 2008
End date: July 31, 2013
FY 2008 funding: $2,073,292
NIH Institute: NHGRI


Optimization of a Microfluidic Device for Single Bacterial Cell Genomics
Principal Investigator: David Relman
Institution: Stanford University
Start date: Sept. 24, 2008
End date: July 31, 2011
FY 2008 funding: $558,508
NIH Institute: NHGRI


Rare Structural Genomic Variants in Schizophrenia
Principal Investigator: Caitlin Rippey
Institution: University of Washington
Start date: March 29, 2009
End date: N/A
FY 2008 funding: $31,162
NIH Institute: NIMH


The San Diego Epigenome Center
Principal Investigator: Bing Ren
Institution: Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
Start date: Sept. 29, 2008
End date: June 30, 2013
FY 2008 funding: $3,250,927
NIH Institute: NIEHS


Fragment Assembly and Metabolic/Species Diversity Analysis for Human Microbiome Project
Principal Investigator: Yuzhen Ye
Institution: Indiana University Bloomington
Start date: Sept. 26, 2008
End date: July 31, 2011
FY 2008 funding: $256,120
NIH Institute: NHGRI


HIV Sequencing Core
Principal Investigator: Todd Allen
Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital
Start date: Sept. 26, 2008
End date: Aug. 31, 2012
FY 2008 funding: N/A
NIH Institute: NIAID


Toolkit for Whole Transcriptome Analysis of Neural Tissues
Principal Investigator: Jonathan Buckley, Alex Ryutov
Institution: Epicenter Software, Pasadena, Calif.
Start date: Sept. 30, 2008
End date: Aug. 31, 2010
FY 2008 funding: $145,388
NIH Institute: NINDS

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