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The Tree Of Life

Apply NOW for up to $15,000* in grant awards

Submission deadline: 1st October, 2020 

 Due to overwhelming interest, the submission deadline has been extended to 15th October 2020

Program Rules and Conditions:

  1. Applicants will be awarded based on scientific merit. In your application, please tell us how a high quality genome assembly will further your research and benefit science.
  2. Awardees will need to provide a flash-frozen tissue sample. For scaffolding projects, a high quality draft assembly with minimum scaffold N50 of 100KB will be provided by awardee.
  3. See the LEARN MORE page for further details


Example Award Calculation:

For a 1.6Gb full de novo assembly:

  • Price of project before Award:  $37,000
  • Grant Award:  -15,000
  • Out-of-pocket Expenses Due:  $22,000

Out-of-pocket expenses will depend on genome size


All submissions will be responded to and winners notified by October 31, 2020

Eligibility, Award stipulations, rules and regulations are outlined in the full Terms & Conditions.


*The Award value may vary for customers purchasing Dovetail products and/or services through distributor networks.