CIGENE acquires funding for 4 large research projects

CIGENE members have acquired funding for four large new projects over the past months.

  • Sigbjørn Lien got funded a TOPPFORSK Fripro project on the impact of transposable elements on salmonid evolution and adaptation (Funded by Norwegian research council)
  • Simen Rød Sandve got funded Fripro Young Research Tallents project on adaptive consequences of whole genome duplication (Funded by Norwegian research council)
  • Matthew Kent will lead a project on gene editing to innovate breeding (Co-funding between industry and Norwegian research council)
  • Dag Inge Våge will lead the NMBU-node of the Norwegian ELIXIR project (Funded through EU)

Congratulations to everyone involved!

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