LSGS Funding Announcement Telebriefing

National Human Genome Research Institute

National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


The Large-Scale Genome Sequencing Program Funding Announcement Telebriefing

Human figure with tree of life in the background Background is now available at the links below for the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) announcement of new funding from the Large-Scale Genome Sequencing Program. The new funding plan sharpens the focus of its flagship Genome Sequencing Program on medical applications. In addition to continuing on-going studies, the four-year, $416 million plan launches new efforts to find causes of rare inherited diseases and accelerate the use of genome sequence information in the medical care of patients

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Last Updated: November 28, 2012