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Genome Dynamics

The following program-project scale project, in addition to many other projects not listed here, is based within the Genome Dynamics Department.

NIH  modENCODE Projects "Model Organism ENCyclopedia of DNA Elements /Center for Excellence in Functional Genomics"

The goal of these projects is to identify the functional elements in the genomes of the of the model organisms of the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster and the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. The projects are part of the ENCODE program (Encyclopedia of DNA Elements) administered by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI).  modENCODE projects conducted in the Life Sciences Division are:

modENCODE website: http://www.genome.gov/ENCODE/ / http://www.modencode.org/
In the News: http://www.lbl.gov/Science-Articles/Archive/LSD-modENCODE.html