Research funding:

Bioinformatics and biological resources fund

Funding total

£5.5M

Number of projects funded

10

Active and completed grants awarded through the BBR fund.

Purpose

To tackle a strategic need identified in the BBSRC Delivery Plan (2005-08), to provide 'proper support for resources such as databases, genetic resources and culture collections which require long term maintenance and curation'.

Key aims

Panel members

Professor Julian Dow (Chair) - University of Glasgow
Professor Richard Baldock (Deputy Chair) - University of Edinburgh
Dr Julian Gough - University of Bristol
Professor Neil Hall - University of Liverpool
Professor Charlie Hodgman - University of Nottingham
Professor Jessie Kennedy - Edinburgh Napier University
Professor Andrzej Kierzek - University of Surrey
Professor Christine Orengo - University College London