ENCODE Data Coordinating Center (U24)

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Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-HG-16-005
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Health
CFDA Number: 93.172
Eligible Applicants State governments
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Agency Name: HHS-NIH11
Closing Date: Mar 21, 2016
Award Ceiling:
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Creation Date: Jan 15, 2016
Funding Opportunity Description: The purpose of this FOA is to solicit applications to develop and implement a Data Coordination Center (DCC) for the ENCyclopedia Of DNA Elements (ENCODE) project. The DCC will house, organize, and share metadata and data; process data from production groups; provide a portal to enable the community to visualize and download data; import data from projects and investigators outside of ENCODE; serve as the coordinating center for the ENCODE Consortium; and provide leadership for outreach to the scientific community.The DCC will work closely with all ENCODE components, and will work in conjunction with the Data Analysis Center (DAC), described in a companion FOA, to function as a single ENCODE Data Coordination and Analysis Center (EDCAC).

Source:: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=281025

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