By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Australian government has invested A$248 million ($250.9 million) in new grants to fund early and mid-career scientists at research centers across the country who are delving into a broad array of research areas, including genetics and microbial biology projects.

The new grants were awarded through the Australian Research Council's Future Fellowships awards and the inaugural round of its Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards (DECRA) program.

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