NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Clemson University will use $4 million in private and state funding to create a new chair in genetics research at its Center for Human Genetics, and it will select a "leading geneticist" to hold the chair, Clemson said on Tuesday.

Clemson will use funding from the Self Family Foundation and the state of South Carolina to create the Self Family Endowed Chair in Human Genetics, a program that will create a research and development team that will study prevention, diagnostic, and treatment-related questions.

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