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Genomics Institute director David Haussler awarded prestigious Dan David Prize

Haussler will share $1 million prize with two other leaders in bioinformatics By Tim Stephens David Haussler, professor of biomolecular engineering and director of the Genomics Institute at UC Santa Cruz, has been chosen to receive the Dan David Prize, a prestigious international award endowed …

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2015: Year of the Genome Map? Maybe so, Says Simons.

It’s no secret that genetics is hot right now, especially in the brain realm. The biggest story of 2014 was Ted Stanley’s stunning $650 million gift to mental health research at the Broad Institute, a research center that grew out of the Human Genome Project. …

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UC Santa Cruz to lead effort to build a new map of human genetic variation

By Tim Stephens Researchers at the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute have received a grant for up to $1 million from the Simons Foundation to develop a comprehensive map of human genetic variation. The Human Genome Variation Map will be a critical new resource for …

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UCSC Receives $1M Simons Foundation Grant to Create Human Genetic Variation Map

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Researchers at the University of California Santa Cruz’s Genomics Institute have received a grant for up to $1 million from the Simons Foundation that will support a one-year pilot project to create a comprehensive map of human genetic variation for biomedical …