. NGS technologies have transformed the way in which research is conducted. The sheer scale of inquiry has been expanded to the extent that whole genomes and transcriptomes of cohorts of individuals can be surveyed in a single experiment. Moreover, sequencing can be used to probe biological phenomena at multiple levels of regulation, including germ-line variation, DNA methylation, mRNA expression and splice form abundance, microRNA expression, and chromatin structure exploration. NGS is also displacing other technologies, in particular the use of fixed-content chips for genotyping. NGS is being applied in every field of biological research, and will be an essential tool in the development of individualized medicine. Sequence data without sophisticated bioinformatics is essentially useless. Having a technology partner consisting of an experienced team of bioinformatics researchers and analysts, co-located with the sequencing operation is unprecedented in New Mexico. The SBC will continue to provide the network turn-key access to discovery? enabling sequencing and bioinformatics.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
Type
Exploratory Grants (P20)
Project #
2P20GM103451-14
Application #
8716085
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZGM1-TWD-3 (IN))
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2014-06-15
Budget End
2015-03-31
Support Year
14
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
$777,498
Indirect Cost
$11,500
Name
New Mexico State University Las Cruces
Department
Type
DUNS #
173851965
City
Las Cruces
State
NM
Country
United States
Zip Code
88003
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