The Rare Genomics Institute is offering more than $600,000 in prizes in the 2015 Rare Disease Science Challenge. Applications are due May 17.

Eligible to participate are:
•   Projects that involve rare diseases (see NIH list).
•   Researchers at non-profit institutions, universities, or academic laboratories.
•   Rare disease advocacy groups, foundations, and families.
•   For-profit companies are encouraged to collaborate with non-profit patient advocacy groups or universities in order to apply.
•   The challenge is open to researchers GLOBALLY, not restricted to US researchers.
•   The challenge is open to PIs, postdocs, and graduate students.