NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The AXA Research Fund, the international scientific philanthropic initiative of the AXA insurance group, said today it has provided €1.5 million ($2.1 million) to fund two new research chairs for scientists seeking to study disease-related and crop genomics projects.

The research chair awards are part of a new round of grants that will provide a total of €12 million to fund 38 projects in 15 countries that focus on major health, environmental, and socio-economic challenges and issues.

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