A "mega-chip" holds vast amounts of data about tissue samples. By harnessing big data and the power of computers, researchers have created a massive genetic catalog that includes the largest ever sequencing of people with African ancestry in the Americas. Researchers worry cuts to NIH funding could jeopardize work like this.

Colorado Medical Research Worries About Proposed NIH Budget Cuts

CU’s School of Medicine gets about $200 million a year in NIH funds, so a proposed 20 percent cut could make $40 million vanish.

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