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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

Scientists looking across human, fly and worm genomes find shared biology

Read moreBethesda, Md., Wed., Aug. 27, 2014 - Researchers analyzing human, fly, and worm genomes have found that these species have a number of key genomic processes in common, reflecting their shared ancestry. The findings, appearing Aug. 28, 2014, in the journal Nature, offer insights into embryonic development, gene regulation and other biological processes vital to understanding human biology and disease. The studies highlight the data generated by the modENCODE Project and the ENCODE Project. Read more

MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Rare kidney tumor provides insights on role of metabolic changes in cancer

KidneyBethesda, Md., Fri., Aug. 21, 2014 - Researchers in The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Network have made a number of new findings about the biology and development of a rare form of kidney cancer. They found that the disease - chromophobe renal cell carcinoma (ChRCC) - stems in part from alterations in genes in the mitochondria, the cell's energy supplier. Read more


NIH names new clinical sites in Undiagnosed Diseases Network

Read more Bethesda, Md., Tues., July 1, 2014 - The National Institutes of Health has awarded grants to six medical centers around the country to select from the most difficult-to-solve medical cases and together develop effective approaches to diagnose them. The clinical sites will conduct clinical evaluation and scientific investigation in cases that involve patients with prolonged undiagnosed conditions. 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: August 27, 2014