UC-Riverside Wins $1M USDA Grant for Barley Genomics | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The US Department of Agriculture has granted $1 million to scientists at the University of California, Riverside to complete the sequencing and analysis of the barley genome, according to UCR.

Researchers at the university will use the two-year grant from the USDA's Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service to conduct the research using Illumina's Genome Analyzer 2G.

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