Texas A&M Genomics Seed Grant Program Request for Proposals.

October 29, 2013

Texas A&M Genomics Seed Grant Program Request for Proposals.

For any questions contact Dr. Charles Johnson

All TAMU, HSC, and AgriLife Faculty,

We would like to announce the Texas A&M Genomics Seed Grant Program and invite you to participate. http://goo.gl/FgUj8q

The program provides service credits for next generation sequencing and bioinformatics by the Texas A&M AgriLife Genomics and Bioinformatics Service (https://www.txgen.tamu.edu). This opportunity is expected to fund between 25-35 next generations sequencing projects.

Who should apply?

  •  All faculty who are currently not using NGS technologies but want to see what this amazing technology is all about, or faculty of established NGS programs who want to expand into new areas or applications.
  • Disciple-wide and Interdisciplinary teams – This RFP is an opportunity to generate that primary data needed to facilitate multidisciplinary collaborations
  • Past seed grant participation does not exclude you from applying for this RFP.

Due Date: Proposals are due no later than 5:00 PM on December 16, 2013.

October 14, 2013 Texas A&M creates Texas-size genomic grant program “The program goals are to provide faculty with preliminary results for future grants submissions that will allow them to begin using or expanding their work in human, plant and animal genomics and the associated societal challenges,” Dr. Johnson noted.