Clarification

The article "African American Genome Mappers Pledge To Carry On Despite Grant Rejection" (N. Sankaran, The Scientist, March 6, 1995, page 1) may have conveyed the impression that the proj-ect's grant application was rejected for funding by the National Institutes of Health. Following the three-year African American genome project (G-RAP) planning grant, the researchers submitted a synopsis of an intended follow-up study that was reviewed internally by the program staff of the National Center fo

The Scientist Staff
May 14, 1995

The article "African American Genome Mappers Pledge To Carry On Despite Grant Rejection" (N. Sankaran, The Scientist, March 6, 1995, page 1) may have conveyed the impression that the proj-ect's grant application was rejected for funding by the National Institutes of Health. Following the three-year African American genome project (G-RAP) planning grant, the researchers submitted a synopsis of an intended follow-up study that was reviewed internally by the program staff of the National Center for Human Genome Research (NCHGR). It was determined that the follow-up proj-ect was too broad for the mission of NCHGR; hence, the grant application was not submitted to NIH for review.


The article "ACS Survey: Chemistry Salary Increases Sink To Lowest Point In 10-Year Period" (E.R. Silverman, The Scientist, March 20, 1995, page 1) misstated the number of survey questionnaires that were sent to American Chemical Society members. To compile...

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