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NIFA to Invest in Biotechnology Risk Assessment Research

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced a competitive opportunity to conduct research on the environmental effects of genetically engineered (GE) organisms, including plants, animals, insects, and microorganisms. The $3.5 million in grants is available through NIFA’s Biotechnology Risk Assessment Research Grants (BRAG) Program. The BRAG program supports applied and fundamental research to help federal …