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Current Local SMRT Grant Programs
NYU Langone Genome Technology Center
NYU Langone’s Genome Technology Center provides faculty, staff, and partnering researchers with a range of services related to genome, epigenome, and transcriptome analysis. We offer numerous advanced technologies, including PacBio SMRT Sequencing.
Award: Up to 4 SMRT Cells and some bioinformatic support
Open to: All NYU researchers
Proposals Due: Friday, July 12, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. EDT
See the official rules.
University of Wisconsin – Madison
The UWBC DNA Sequencing Facility was established to provide cost-effective, cutting edge sequencing resources available to the University of Wisconsin campus as well as colleagues at public and private institutions. We provide comprehensive, fee-for-service support for PacBio and Illumina Next Generation and Sanger sequencing projects, from project design and sample preparation through downstream analysis in conjunction with the UWBC Bioinformatics Resource Facility. In addition, we provide DNA extraction, SNP genotyping, and fragment analysis services, and can facilitate custom projects upon request. Our facility is committed to producing high-quality data, maintaining rapid turn-around times, and providing comprehensive support and resources.
Award: Up to 4 SMRT Cells and bioinformatic support
Open to: All UW-Madison researchers
Proposals Due: Tuesday, June 25, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. CDT
See the official rules.
Upcoming Local SMRT Grant Programs
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2019 Local SMRT Grant Winners
McMaster University – McMaster Genome Facility
Awarded to Dr. Hindra Hindra of Dr. Marie Elliot’s lab at the Department of Biology and the Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research at McMaster University for his project “Unlocking the treasure chest: New antibiotic discovery and characterization using PacBio-enabled genome sequences.”
2018 Local SMRT Grant Winners
University of Oregon – Genomics & Cell Characterization Core Facility (GC3F)
University of California Irvine – UCI Genomics High-Throughput Facility (GHTF)
Dr. Anand Ganesan and Jessica Flesher for their work studying wildtype and model knockout isoforms of MITF-A and MITF-M in rats.
University of Georgia – Georgia Genomics and Bioinformatics Core (GGBC)
Awarded to Emily Loring Dittmar for her project “Comparative Genomics of the Major Filamentous Pathogens of Sunflower.”