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Brown and Moyle receive RIC award from the Office of the Provost

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Rafe Brown and Rob Moyle learned recently that their proposal "Phylogenomics of Adaptive Radiations in Island Archipelagos of the Pacific" has received funding from the Research Investment Council (RIC Level II award) of the Office of the Provost. RIC awards are intended to invest in multidisciplinary collaborations that increasesynergy, enhance intellectual interactions, and boost competitiveness for extramural funding at KU. Brown and Moyle will use their $50,000 award to train a cohort of EEB, BI, MB, and ITTC researchers and students in an emerging new approach ofNext-Generation DNA sequencing datacapture and analysis of via the UltraConserved Elements (UCE) strategy. The majority of the award will be used to support EEB students on research assistantships during their training and subsequent dissemination of information to the wider KU research community. For details, see: http://ultraconserved.org

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