Zymo Research RNome Grant

Empowering Discovery by Supporting the Quest to Map RNome

Mission Statement

The RNome Grant supports the Human RNome Project’s vision by empowering researchers to uncover the complexities of RNA science for all organisms. Zymo Research is committed to nurturing collaboration, driving scientific discoveries, and translating them into diagnostic and therapeutic breakthroughs.

Grant Award

We are thrilled to offer every qualifying applicant a $2,500 credit to explore our extensive selection of innovative RNA technologies, from sample collection to library preparation. Each grantee will also receive exclusive consultation on an optimal workflow from Zymo Research’s product specialists.

Selection Process

The selection process for the RNome Grant is designed to identify and support researchers who are deeply committed to advancing our understanding of RNA and its role in health and disease. The selection committee seeks individuals who show a profound dedication to their scientific endeavors, the intricacies of RNA they investigate, and the potential implications for human health. Proposals that align with the mission of the RNome Grant will be given precedence, particularly those that promise to push the boundaries of RNA research and offer innovative contributions to the field. Eligible studies may cover diverse aspects of RNA science, from its basic biology to translational applications, for all organisms.

Eligibility and Requirements

  • Originality: Applicants must propose original research that contributes to the understanding of the RNA landscape for any organism, utilizing molecular methods.
  • Community Engagement: Researchers should be willing to engage with the broader scientific community, sharing insights and findings from their work.
  • Geographic Eligibility: The grant is open to domestic U.S. applicants, although the research itself can have a global reach.
  • Funding Eligibility: Eligibility is maintained for applicants who may also be recipients of funding from external sources.
  • Acknowledgment: Recipients are expected to acknowledge Zymo Research’s products or services in their publications, reflecting the use of these tools in their research.


The latest time to submit your application for the RNome grant is December 31, 2024. Applicants will receive a notice on the status of their selection on a rolling basis.

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Terms and Conditions

  • RNome Grant Credit: The RNome Grant provides a $2,500 credit exclusively for Zymo Research’s RNA products, ranging from sample collection to library preparation, on zymoresearch.com. The credit cannot be combined with other promotional offers, except for free shipping. The credit must be used for the research purposes outlined in the application. For any inquiries regarding the RNome Grant, please contact tech@zymoresearch.com.
  • Eligibility: Limited to one RNome Grant per lab within the U.S. The proposed project must be an original piece of research. The RNome Grant is intended for use on Zymo Research’s website only.
  • Usage Deadline: The credit must be utilized by December 31, 2025.
  • Acknowledgement: Applicants must acknowledge and cite the RNome Grant and any Zymo Research Products or Services that are part of the RNome Grant. When acknowledging funding as part of manuscript preparation for publication, please use the statement as follows to acknowledge the RNome Grant: “Research reported in this publication was supported in part by RNome Grant of Zymo Research Corporation. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors.”
  • Zymo Research’s Authority: Zymo Research reserves the right to provide explanations regarding the RNome Grant’s usage and terms, and the right to modify or terminate the RNome Grant agreement based on unforeseen circumstances or non-compliance.
  • Legal Compliance: Awardees agree to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and ethical standards.
  • Agreement to Policies: By participating, participants agree to comply with Zymo Research's Website Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy, which can be found at www.zymoresearch.com/pages/terms-and-conditions and www.zymoresearch.com/pages/privacy-policy, respectively. Zymo Research may use the information provided by participants for marketing and promotional purposes, subject to the Privacy Policy.

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