NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Burnham Institute for Medical Research yesterday said it plans to establish a research facility in Orlando, Fla., giving the California-based nonprofit a presence on both US coasts.
 
The institute said it plans to build a 300-person operation in Orlando to help it expand its capabilities in chemistry, pharmacology, and functional genomics in its study of cancer, degenerative diseases, and infectious diseases.
 

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