IGSB Director, Dr. Kevin White received $2.7M to fund his work for the NIH ENCODE Project

Kevin White, professor of human genetics, received $2.7M to fund his work for the NIH ENCODE Project to create an encyclopedia of DNA elements. A new technique created in White’s laboratory will be applied to the genomes of humans and Drosophila, the fruit fly that has historically been an important scientific model for genetic function.

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