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NIH FUNDS FIRST NATIONAL SNP GENOTYPING CENTER AT BROAD INSTITUTE

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The National Center for Research Resources (NCRR), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), announced funding for the first national center for high-throughput genotyping dedicated solely to large-scale single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) analysis at the Eli and Edythe L. Broad Institute of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. A 5-year cooperative agreement will provide over $14 million to create a high-capacity resource so that US researchers can quickly and cost-effectively carry out large-scale studies of genetic variation in humans and animals to advance disease gene identification.

Research on genetic variation is aimed at improving the diagnosis and treatment of numerous diseases of humans that may have significant genetic components, such as type 1 diabetes, schizophrenia, and …

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