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Researchers working at an NHGRI-supported large-scale sequencing center. Courtesy: The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

NIH issues finalized policy on genomic data sharing

Read moreBethesda, Md., Wed., Aug. 27, 2014 - The National Institutes of Health has issued a final NIH Genomic Data Sharing (GDS) policy to promote data sharing as a way to speed the translation of data into knowledge, products and procedures that improve health while protecting the privacy of research participants. Read more

NIH awards aim to improve understanding of cell pathways, development of new therapies

Read moreBethesda, Md., Thurs., Sept. 11, 2014 - Building on a successful three-year pilot project, the National Institutes of Health has awarded more than $64 million to six research institutions to create a database of human cellular responses, the Library of Integrated Network-based Cellular Signatures (LINCS). Read more

NHGRI workshop offers potential paths to discovery and the clinic

Read more On July 28-29, the National Human Genome Research Institute held a workshop on the future of its flagship Genome Sequencing Program (GSP) - Future Opportunities for Genome Sequencing and Beyond: A Planning Workshop for the National Human Genome Research Institute. Workshop organizer and GSP program director, Adam Felsenfeld, Ph.D., acknowledged the many challenges ahead for NHGRI and the field of genomics - especially in the areas of clinical genomics and genetic variation associated with common diseases. Read more

As the human microbiome comes into clearer focus, researchers look more closely at its role in health and disease

Read more Bethesda, Md., Wed., Sept. 10, 2014 - In the second phase of the Human Microbiome Project, three research teams funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) are gathering data at the most basic molecular levels about the biological processes that make up the host-microbiome ecosystem. The three conditions chosen as test beds - because of their wide impact and because they can serve as models of other microbiome-associated human conditions - are pregnancy and preterm birth, onset of inflammatory bowel disease and onset of type 2 diabetes. Read more

Grant Writing: Advice from an NHGRI Pro

Bettie Graham, Ph.D.The National Human Genome Research Institute wants to help you write successful grant applications with tips to guide you through the process from Bettie Graham, Ph.D., a pro in grants administration for more than 30 years. (Read more)


Featured Grants

  • Interpreting Variation in Human Non-Coding Genomic Regions Using Computational Approaches and Experimental Assessment (R01)
    RFA-HG-13-013 []
    Application Receipt Date(s): January 21, 2014 and January 21, 2015
    Expiration Date: January 22, 2015

Last Updated: September 18, 2014