April 10 deadline to apply for gene-sequencing grant

SPOKANE, Wash. – Researchers from across Washington State University are invited to apply by April 10 for a pilot grant to support their next-generation sequencing projects. Award notification will be April 24.

Winners will receive a free library prep kit of their choice – a value ranging from $500 to $10,000 – at the Genomics Core at WSU Spokane. The grant is sponsored by Illumina, Inc., maker of gene-sequencing instruments and assays used at the recently established core.

Grant proposals may be sent to Di Mo at dmo@illumina.com. Find a link to the proposal form at http://labs.wsu.edu/genomicscore/mini-grant-competition/.

The Genomics Core provides sequencing-related services to WSU and external researchers. Learn more at http://labs.wsu.edu/genomicscore/.