This article has been updated with additional comments from Connecticut lawmakers.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A $1.1 billion plan to build a Jackson Laboratory offshoot that will focus on personalized medicine and genomics in Connecticut passed that state's legislature last night with lawmakers agreeing to issue $290.7 million in bonds to build the new facility.

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