*All TWIST reagents are for research use only, and not for use in diagnostic procedures. All TWIST reagents provided in connection with this Grant are not for use in the USA.
MGI Agriculture Genome Grant
Why should you apply for it?
Access to MGI, Twist and Gencove innovative solutions
Construct and improve the Agri-genomic databases together
How to Apply?
Application timeline: 9 May 2022 to 9 July 2022
·The grant program is open to researchers and breeders in Agri-genome in APAC and ME countries (excluding the Greater
·To be considered, all entries must be complete and in English.
·Applicants should disclose current funding (if any) directly related to the proposed project.
·Winner is responsible to perform extraction and QC of their extracted genetic material. All samples submitted to MGI
demonstration lab should meet samples minimum requirement.
About MGI and Agri-genome
MGI is committed to building core tools and technology to drive improvement in Agri-genome through innovative solutions. MGI manufactures high- and medium-throughput sequencers for supporting Agricultural research with a variety of sequencing read lengths from SE50 to SE400/PE300, enabling flexible sequencing modes. To support this, MGI also develops a range of DNA, RNA, RAD reagent kits and bioinformatics solutions to enable innovative and world-class genetic sequencing research and molecular breeding applications in agriculture. Find out more here: Agri-genome
The Grant Prize
*Installation and training will be provided and is subject to pre-site evaluation.
**The work of library construction and sequencing for project related to 2nd and 3rd place winners will be performed at MGI Australia Demonstration Laboratory. “Reagents” refer to MGI reagents. Additional Twist 96-Plex Library Prep reagent to the total value of USD $9,600 also available to applicable project(s). Gencove will function as a sponsor of this Grant and provide data analysis to applicable project(s).
***Discount applies to both instrument (G50 & G400), reagents and the total amount capped at $50,000. Discount applies to new end users only. Gencove will function as a sponsor of this Grant and provide data analysis with discounts if applicable.
With additional opportunities to improve human health and the challenge of feeding the world’s growing population, demand for genomic information has skyrocketed. To meet the need, Gencove combines low-pass whole genome sequencing with a proprietary software-as-a-service computation layer. The result is Find out more here: Gencove