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RNA Interference

RNAi Program Goals

The goals of the RNAi program are to:

  • Collaborate with NIH investigators to perform genome-wide RNAi screening projects (assay development, screening and validation) to:
    • Understand fundamental biology.
    • Accelerate target discovery.
  • Develop methods that advance the science of RNAi screening and informatics (e.g., by addressing the high incidence of false-positives in RNAi-based target discovery).
  • Perform education and outreach to increase awareness of the RNAi program’s tools and methods.
  • Pursue new technologies for exploring gene function.