NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Canadian government has given C$3 million ($2.3 million) to Genome Atlantic to conduct genomics studies of the Atlantic cod in order to understand what causes a developmental problem in the fish.

Genome Atlantic, which is a non-profit research entity based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, that is focused on genomic studies of sea life, said recently that it has received the funds from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency's Atlantic Innovation Fund in order to support the project.

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