Bioinformatics and biological resources fund

Funding total

Budget in the region of ¬£6M.

Number of projects funded

11 projects were funded, consisting of 17 grants.

Please see awarded grants (XLSX 30KB) for funding details and the rank order (XLSX 22KB) of this call.


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 (meeting held 11 February 2014)

Professor Al Brown (Chair) - University of Aberdeen
Professor Iain Donnison (Deputy Chair) - Aberystwyth University
Professor David Brown - University of Kent
Dr Jo Dicks - Institute of Food Research
Professor Jessie Kennedy - Edinburgh Napier University
Dr Raymond Owens - University of Oxford
Dr Philippe Sanseau - GlaxoSmithKline
Professor Jon Slate - University of Sheffield
Dr Will Spooner - Eagle Genomics
Dr Gavin Thomas - University of York
Dr Eileen Wall - Scottish Agricultural College
Dr Helen White-Cooper - University of Cardiff


Bioinformatics and Biological Resources Fund

Tel: +44 1793 413319