Notice of Limited Competition for Construction of a Reference Sequence Data Set for the Human Microbiome Project

Notice Number: NOT-RM-08-002

Key Dates
Release Date: November 21, 2007
Letters of Intent Receipt Date(s): January 15, 2008
Application Receipt Date(s): February 15, 2008

Issued by
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) (
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) (

As part of the Roadmap 1.5 Human Microbiome Project, the NIH is requesting competing applications for the purpose of continuing to generate a Human Microbiome Project Data Resource.  This limited competition RFA-RM 08-001 will use the U54 cooperative agreement mechanism. Further information about its goals can be found at  Applications may be submitted by large-scale sequencing centers (both extramural and intramural) that are currently funded by NHGRI and NIAID.  The large-scale sequencing centers at the Broad Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, The J. Craig Venter Institute, Washington University School of Medicine and the NIH Intramural Sequencing Center may apply. 

NHGRI and NIAID Staff will contact the current grantees directly regarding application procedures and format. Inquiries concerning this may be directed to:

Jane L. Peterson, Ph.D.
Division of Extramural Research
National Human Genome Research Institute
5635 Fishers Lane
Room Number 4076
Bethesda, MD 20892
Telephone: (301) 496-7531
FAX:  301 480 2770

Maria Y. Giovanni, Ph.D.
Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
6610 Rockledge Drive
Room Number
Bethesda, MD 20892
Telephone: (301) 496-1884
FAX: 301-480-4528

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