Navigation Links
LI-COR Biosciences Offers $1.75 Million in Matching Funds for Undergraduate Genomics Education
Date:9/24/2008

LINCOLN, Neb., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- LI-COR(R) Biosciences announces an enhanced matching funds program to support undergraduate hands-on education in genomics. $1.75 million in matching funds is available with LI-COR providing 60% of the funding to each qualifying institution. The Genomics Education Matching Funds (GEMF) program now features a streamlined application process to help colleges acquire LI-COR DNA sequencing systems for use by undergraduate students studying molecular biology and related fields.

"Students who have the hands-on experience using the LI-COR system have a distinct advantage when they seek jobs and admission to post-graduate programs," says Jackie Potts, LI-COR GEMF coordinator. "GEMF-partner schools tell us that integrating the LI-COR system provides a competitive advantage for students and their department, noting that work on the sequencer allows students to be knowledge producers not just knowledge consumers."

More than 200 undergraduate programs are currently benefiting from the GEMF program.

LI-COR genomic analysis systems are used in academic labs worldwide for a variety of research applications including sequencing, microsatellites, AFLP(R), SNP discovery and reverse genetics research.

Complete information on how schools may apply for a grant is available at http://www.licor.com/gemf. Deadline for submission of grant requests is November 7, 2008.


'/>"/>
SOURCE LI-COR Biosciences
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related biology technology :

1. LI-COR August 27th On-Line Webinar Introduces New Approach to Small Animal In Vivo Imaging
2. LI-COR Adds Four New IRDye(R) Infrared Dye Antibodies to its Product Line
3. LI-COR Updates Product and Application Guide for Summer 2008
4. LI-COR(R) Biosciences Introduces New Tools for High Throughput Western Blotting
5. LI-COR Biosciences Introduces Near-Infrared Small Animal Imager
6. LI-COR(R) Biosciences and Tiger Woods Learning Center Collaborate to Develop High School Curriculum in Genetics
7. Pacific Biosciences Acquires Single Molecule Sequencing Technology from LI-COR Biosciences
8. Neurocrine Biosciences to Present at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference
9. Ardea Biosciences to Present at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference and the Third Annual JMP Securities Healthcare Focus Conference
10. Sangamo BioSciences to Present at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference
11. Industry Pioneer Joins Profectus BioSciences to Support Innovation in Therapeutic and Preventative Vaccines
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/20/2017)... ... , ... Diversity focused business accelerator, The Refinery , announced today they ... the top technology-driven, women-led startups in Boston, MA, New Haven/Hamden, CT, and Newark, NJ. ... going on that week – in Boston, it will be part of the City ...
(Date:9/20/2017)... ... September 20, 2017 , ... ... examining the effects of exoskeleton-assisted walking on gait parameters and neuromuscular activity ... "Neuromechanical adaptations during a robotic powered exoskeleton assisted walking session" (doi:10.1080.10790268.2017.1314900) was ...
(Date:9/20/2017)... , ... September 20, 2017 , ... ... and building management solutions, announced today the opening of an office in Taipei, ... and the Greater China region, while developing new relationships in the region. Located ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... ... September 19, 2017 , ... A best-selling ... early-stage tech companies. “Grit” author Angela Duckworth and her team at Character Lab ... is Cooley, an international law firm with decades of experience supporting high-growth companies ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/4/2017)... NEW YORK , April 4, 2017   ... solutions, today announced that the United States Patent and ... The patent broadly covers the linking of an iris ... the same transaction) and represents the company,s 45 th ... our latest patent is very timely given the multi-modal ...
(Date:3/30/2017)... 2017 The research team of The Hong ... fingerprint identification by adopting ground breaking 3D fingerprint minutiae recovery and ... speed and accuracy for use in identification, crime investigation, immigration control, ... ... A research team led ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... -- The report "Video Surveillance Market by ... Devices), Software (Video Analytics, VMS), and Service (VSaaS, Installation ... 2022", published by MarketsandMarkets, the market was valued at ... reach USD 75.64 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR ... considered for the study is 2016 and the forecast ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):