NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Chinese genome sequencing firm BGI announced today that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Washington State University to collaborate on basic and applied agricultural research.

According to BGI, the partners will work together to establish and conduct programs and activities in agricultural research, technology, and information transfer, as well as economic development.

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