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Human Genome News, January 1998; 9:(1-2)
Investigators wishing to apply for funding are urged to discuss projects with agency staff before submitting proposals.
DOE Office of Biological and Environmental Research Human Genome Program
Alexander Hollaender Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowships
Research opportunities in energy-related life, biomedical, and environmental sciences, including human and microbial genomes, global change, and supporting disciplines.
Computational Molecular Biology Postdoctoral Fellowships
Topic: Support career transitions into computational molecular biology from other scientific fields. Funded by DOE and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to give young scientists an intensive 2-year postdoctoral opportunity in an appropriate molecular biology laboratory.
NIH National Human Genome Research Institute
Small Business Innovation Research Grants
DOE and NIH invite small business firms (under 500 employees) to submit grant applications addressing the human genome topic. The two agencies also support the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program to foster transfers between research institutions and small businesses.
SBIR/STTR conferences: April 3-5, 1998, San Jose, CA (800/382-4634, http://sbir.foresnt.com); Nov. 3-5, 1998, Boston, MA (360/683-5742, http://www.zyn.com/sbir)
The electronic form of the newsletter may be cited in the following style:
Human Genome Program, U.S. Department of Energy, Human Genome News (v9n1).
The Human Genome Project (HGP) was an international 13-year effort, 1990 to 2003. Primary goals were to discover the complete set of human genes and make them accessible for further biological study, and determine the complete sequence of DNA bases in the human genome. See Timeline for more HGP history.