By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Australian government has awarded A$38.4 million ($38.8 million) to fund research that uses genomics and molecular biology approaches to study cancer and immunodeficiency diseases.

Funded by a new round of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Program Grants totaling A$107 million, the new projects include grants to the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, the Queensland Institute of Medical Research, and the Australian National University.

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