$1.75 million in Genomics Education Matching Funds available

LI-COR Biosciences is offering $1.75 million Genomics Education Matching Funds (GEMF) to help colleges, universities and high schools establish or enhance their programs in genomic studies. Information about this program is at

These funds will be used to acquire LI-COR DNA Analysis instrumentation and software, for use by undergraduate students studying molecular biology and related fields at their institution. LI-COR genomic analysis systems are used for a variety of research applications including sequencing, microsatellites, AFLP®, SNP discovery/screening, and reverse genetics research.

If you or any other faculty in your college are interested and would like additional information on how to apply for one of these grants, please feel free to contact Deb Startzer, Assistant GEMF Program Coordinator at 800-645-4267 ext. 3729 or
The application deadline is April 2nd, 2007, and awards will be announced on April 16th, 2007.

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