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Functional Annotation of ANimal Genomes (FAANG) Project
— A coordinated international action to accelerate Genome to Phenome

Fundings and Projects

Funding Opportunities

+ National Science Foundation
+ NSF 16-505
+ June 01, 2016
+ USDA/NIFA
+ Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Food Security Challenge Area - RFA
+ July 07, 2016
+ USDA/NIFA
+ Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program
+ August 03, 2016

Funded Projects

  • Ovine FAANG Project

    Proposal #: 2016-10149 ($500,000, from Jan. 2017 for 3 years)

    • Brenda Murdoch (PD, University of Idaho)
    • Noelle Cockett (Co-PD, Utah State University)
    • Stephen White (Co-PD, USDA, ARS, Washington State University)
    • Kim Worley (Co-PD, Baylor College of Medicine)
    • Alan Archibald (Co-PD, Roslin Institute)
    • Brian Dalrymple (Co-PD, University of Western Australia)
    • James Kijas (Co-PD, CSIRO Agricultural Flagship)
    • Shannon Clarke (Co-PD, AgResearch)
    • Rudiger Brauning (Co-PD, AgResearch)
    • Timothy Smith (Collaborator, USDA, ARS MARC)
    • Michelle Mousel (Collaborator, USDA, ARS ADRC)
    • Alisha Massa (Collaborator, Washington State University)
    • Emily Clark (Collaborator, Roslin Institute).
     
  • High throughput characterization of gene transcript variants by full-length single-molecule sequencing to improve farm animal genome annotation

    USDA NIFA GRANT12224584 ($460,384, from Jan. 1, 2017 for 2 years)

    PIs:

    • Pablo Ross (UC Davis)
    • Huaijun Zhou (UC Davis)
    • Juan Medrano (UC Davis)
     
  • Genome-wide identification and annotation of functional regulatory regions in livestock species

    USDA NIFA 2015-67015-22940 ($500,000, from Jan. 1, 2015 for 3 years)

    Poultry, Swine and Cattle Genome Coordination fund ($86,500)

    National Pork Board ($30,000) and Aviagen Ltd ($20,000)

    PIs:

    • Huaijun Zhou (UC Davis)
    • Pablo Ross (UC Davis)
    • Ian Korf (UC Davis)
     
  • Pave the Way for the FAANG International Consortium Initiative (Functional Annotation of Animal Genome

    France-Berkeley Fund Grant #2016-0070 ($12,000)

    PIs:

    • Huaijun Zhou (UC Davis)
    • Elisabetta Giuffra (INRA)
     
  • FAANG Workshop

    USDA NIFA Grant #2016-0070 ($17,500)

    PIs:

    • Huaijun Zhou (UC Davis)
    • Pablo Ross (UC Davis)
    • Chris Tuggle (Iowa State University)
    • Elisabetta Giuffra (INRA)
    • Hans Cheng (USDA-ARS)
    • Graham Plastow (University of Alberta)
     
  • RCN: A Network to Promote Comparative Genome to Phenome Analysis:

    NSF Award 11456942

    Contacts:

    • Coordinator: Carl Schmidt (UD)
    • Co-Coordinator: Donald Mykles (CSU)
     
  • COST action - FAANG Europe:

    COST Action award 15112

    Contacts:

     
  • Equine FAANG Project Current Funding:

    Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation Award - $199,177 from April 1, 2016 for 2 years

    USDA NRSP-8 Equine Species Coordinator Funds ($13,530)

    "Unraveling complex traits by defining genome function"

    • Carrie Finno (PD, University of California-Davis)
    • Jessica Petersen (co-PD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
    • Rebecca Bellone (co-PD, University of California-Davis)
     

 

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