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Apply for illumina Research grants for the 2020 Agricultural Greater Good Initiative

Apply for illumina Research grants for the 2020 Agricultural Greater Good Initiative

Applications for the 2020 Agricultural Greater Good Initiative grants are currently being accepted. The deadline for all 2020 applications is December 6, 2019.

The Illumina Agricultural Greater Good Initiative grants, launched in 2011, are awarded annually. This program spurs critically needed research that will increase the sustainability, productivity, and nutritional density of agriculturally important crop and livestock species. Grant recipients receive donations of Illumina products to support their projects.

The grant program is open to basic researchers in agrigenomics at academic or nonprofit institutions. Priority will be given to research that increases sustainability, productivity, and nutritional density of the world’s food supply.

In 1000 words or less, provide an overview, a statement of work, and a description of the impact of your research. You may also include up to three figures, with legends, and a list of citations (not included in the word count).

In these sections, applicants should include:

  • Economic impact
  • Social impact
  • Collaborators
  • Nations represented
  • Technologies used
  • Other sources of funding

To be considered, all entries must:

  • Be in English
  • Be complete
  • Be an original work

Applications for the 2020 Agricultural Greater Good Initiative grants are currently being accepted. The deadline for all 2020 applications is December 6, 2019.

The Grand Prize winner will receive 20 terabases of Illumina NovaSeq sequencing data on samples of your choice (check Terms and Conditions). The winner will be announced during the Illumina Workshop at PAG XXVIII in San Diego on January 11–15, 2020.

For more Information: Visit the website for ilumina Research grants for the 2020 Agricultural Greater Good Initiative