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2020 Plant and Animal Sciences PacBio SMRT Sequencing Grant - Deadline July 24

Apply for this program to win free HiFi sequencing of your favourite organism from PacBio!


  • We encourage scientists of all career stages to apply!
  • You can read the official rules, or reach out if you have questions about this SMRT Grant
  • Videos must be 90 seconds or less and cannot exceed 40 Mb in size
  • Video submissions should include:
    • Your name and institution
    • An introduction to your research and organism you want to sequence
    • The SMRT Sequencing application you would like to use
    • How HiFi sequencing will advance your research
  • Five finalists will be selected from all qualified submissions by a panel of PacBio scientists, to be shared and voted on by the public to choose a winner
  • The submission window closes: Friday, July 24, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. PDT

Check out the video abstracts from our 2019 Finalists


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