July 9, 2024

IRVINE, CA (July 10, 2024) – Zymo Research Corp., a leader in biotechnology innovation, is excited to announce the launch of the Omics Discovery grant. This new initiative aims to empower scientists around the world with cutting-edge RNA sequencing (RNA-Seq) technologies to explore the transcriptome of ANY organism.

The Omics Discovery Grant will award up to 10 research proposals with a comprehensive package valued at over $4000. Each award will include:

  • Zymo-Seq RiboFree Total RNA Library Kit, featuring universal rRNA depletion for any organism.
  • Illumina platform paired-end sequencing, with at least 30 million read pairs per library.
  • RNA-Seq data analysis and visualization through the Aladdin Bioinformatics Platform, an official partner of Zymo Research.
  • An additional $2,000 credit for RNA-Seq sample preparation technologies.

For additional details or to apply for the Omics Discovery Grant, please check out Zymo Research’s Omics Discovery Grant.

Researchers from around the globe are encouraged to submit their proposals by August 30, 2024, at 11:59 PM PT. This grant is open to various fields of study, including, but not limited to: Agriculture, Environmental Sustainability, Biomedical Research, Public Health, and Wildlife Conservation.


About Zymo Research Corp.

Founded in 1994, Zymo Research is a privately-owned company with a strong focus on research and development, placing high value on innovation to create cutting-edge molecular tools tailored for the biotech sector. Guided by the motto "The Beauty of Science is to Make Things Simple," Zymo Research is renowned for its innovative products, spanning epigenetics to DNA/RNA purification technologies. Expanding beyond its historical leadership in epigenetics, the company is now revolutionizing sample collection, microbiome application solutions, recombinant protein and enzyme production, and next-generation sequencing (NGS) services. Zymo Research's commitment to simplicity and high quality is evident in their user-friendly solutions, reflecting their dedication to advancing scientific processes. Follow Zymo Research on FacebookLinkedInX (Twitter), and Instagram for the latest updates on their contributions to the field of biotechnology.