LI-COR Biosciences Announces Special $1.75 Million Genomics Education Matching Fund Program For Undergraduate Institutions
LI-COR® Biosciences is offering 1.75 million dollars in Genomics Education Matching Funds (GEMF) to high schools, colleges and universities. The GEMF program is to be used to acquire LI-COR DNA sequencing systems and software for use by undergraduate students studying molecular biology and related fields.
The GEMF program demonstrates LI-COR’s ongoing commitment to undergraduate colleges interested in establishing or enhancing their programs in genomic studies.
“This particular grant program will help colleges and universities compete for awards,” says Amy Soden, LI-COR GEMF Program Coordinator. “Colleges will be evaluated for how they will incorporate the LI-COR DNA analysis system into their curriculum as the main criteria for the award process.”
LI-COR genomic analysis systems are used in academic labs worldwide for a variety of research applications including sequencing, microsatellites, AFLP®, SNP discovery and reverse genetics research.
For complete information on how schools may apply for a grant, click here. Deadline for submission of grant requests is May 1, 2006.