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LI-COR to Offer $1.75M in GEMF Grants for High Schools, Universities

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — LI-COR Biosciences today said it is offering $1.75 million in Genomics Education Matching Funds to high schools, colleges, and universities to help them buy the firm’s DNA sequencing systems for undergraduates studying molecular biology and related fields.
 
“Colleges will be evaluated for how they will incorporate the LI-COR DNA analysis system into their curriculum as the main criteria for the award process," Amy Soden, LI-COR's GEMF program coordinator, said in a statement.
 
Additional details were not provided, but could be found here. The deadline for submitting grant requests is Oct. 2.

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