NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Scientists at the University of Hawaii at Manoa have received a $1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate the functional genomics and interactions of bacteria living in biofilms.

The aim of the project will be to elucidate the gene expression dynamics of biofilms, which can exist as bacterial colonies within the oral, genital, respiratory, and gut microbiomes, the university said on Thursday.

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.

In Science this week: caution urged in use of gene drives, and more.

NIH's Sally Rockey examines the tapped and untapped potential of the NIH peer reviewer pool.

PLOS Biology has asked researchers how they envision the future of genetics and genomics.

Representative Lamar Smith brings back a provision to require the National Science Foundation to certify that each study it funds is "in the national interest."