NIGMS to Provide $3M for Development of New Methods to Understand the Role of Sequence Variants | GenomeWeb

The National Institutes of General Medical Sciences has set aside $3 million in fiscal year 2013 to fund the development of new experimental and computational approaches to determine the functional relevance of human DNA sequence variants.

According to a recent funding opportunity announcement, NIGMS is seeking applications that use biochemical, cellular, bioinformatic, statistical, or high-throughput methods to interpret DNA sequence variation in a well-phenotyped population. Proposed studies should use existing DNA sequence and phenotype data.

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