NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The Canadian government and the government of Québec plan to pump CA$34.5 million ($31.9 million) into a human genomics consortium, according to government officials.
 
The Public Population Project in Genomics, or P3G, could receive as much as CA$64.5 million when funds from other partners are counted, government ministers and the head of Genome Canada said at the Human Genome Organization’s annual meeting in Montreal today.
 

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