UW Wins $15M in NIAID Funds for Non-Human Primate Genomics Core | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of Washington has reeled in a $15 million contract from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to create a genomics core that will be a national resource of nonhuman primate genomes and support research into AIDS vaccines.

The UW Non-Human Primate Core Functional Genomics Lab for AIDS Vaccine Research and Development will collaborate with Illumina to conduct next-generation sequencing to create comprehensive non-human primate (NHP) reference transcriptome databases, UW said in its grant application.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Being born premature shouldn't mean infants with high blood sugar levels don't undergo genetic testing for neonatal diabetes, a study in Pediatrics says.

In Cell this week: phosphoproteomic patterns in prostate cancer, effect of gene expression on fitness in yeast, and more.

Scripps Research Institute investigators peer back at the RNA world.

In PNAS this week: chromosome instability in S. cerevisiae, structural differences and sequence divergence in rice, and more.