~NuGEN Supporting Targeted Sequencing Studies with $10,000 Reagent
SAN CARLOS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
NuGEN Technologies, Inc., a market leader in the development of
innovative sample preparation solutions for Next Generation Sequencing
(NGS) applications, has announced the NuGEN 2014 Genomics Grant
This is the fourth year that NuGEN has funded a $10,000 grant challenge.
“This program has been well-received by the scientific community year
after year, and we expect the grant challenge for target
enrichment-focused studies to draw strong participation this year,”
commented Doug Amorese, VP of R&D for NuGEN. “We look forward to
receiving the study proposals and to catalyzing research efforts that
may be stalled due to lack of funding. We were impressed by the high
caliber of study designs received last year.”
“There are many promising research projects that don’t receive NIH
grants, as funding has been more difficult to secure in recent years,”
stated Elizabeth Hutt, CEO of NuGEN. “We are pleased to play a role in
supporting biomedical research again this year with the Genomics Grant
Challenge. Enabling genomic research projects to move forward not only
advances discovery, but benefits the broader community. Through this
initiative we are able to demonstrate our on-going commitment to life
NuGEN is accepting non-confidential study proposals until July 31, 2014.
All abstract submission will be reviewed and the winning proposal will
be selected by a scientific committee, with the winner being notified on
August 28, 2014. The 2014 Genomics Grant Challenge Award recipient will
receive up to $10,000 of Ovation® Target Enrichment System reagents for
targeted sequencing studies.
NuGEN Technologies is a San Carlos, CA company focused on innovative
sample preparation solutions for RNA and DNA that enable life scientists
to do more with less. With reagent solutions that are quick, easy to
use, and amenable to automation, NuGEN empowers researchers to prepare
genomic samples of any size, from almost any source, regardless of the
intended application or technology platform. For more information please
NuGEN and Ovation are registered trademarks of NuGEN Technologies, Inc.
NuGEN Technologies, Inc.
Carol Short, 650-590-3002
Source: NuGEN Technologies, Inc.