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Dr. Will Valdar, Associate Professor, Department of Genetics, has received an R35 Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) for his project titled “Statistical Modeling of Multiparental and Genetic Reference Populations”.

Will Valdar, PhD

The MIRA award mechanism is intended to increase the efficiency of NIGMS funding by providing investigators with greater stability and flexibility to enhance scientific productivity and the chances for important breakthroughs and will provide funding for five years.