NSF EPSCoR awards new projects to help understand connections between genes and organisms' characteristics

University of Nebraska-Lincoln principal investigator Harkamal Walia examines samples in a phenotyping facility. The National Science Foundation (NSF) has made eight awards totaling $41.7 million for projects aimed at building capacity to research a national priority area: understanding the relationship in organisms between genetic material, or genotype, and physical characteristics due to gene expression and environmental influences, or phenotype.
The genotype-to-phenotype relationship has significant societal ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=242233&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click
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