NEW YORK, Nov. 6 — The federal government has announced $37 million in new grants for a new consortium designed to apply genomics techniques to toxicology and environmental health problems. 

Under the program, called the Toxicogenomics Research Consortium, five research centers will receive five-year grants of more than $7 million apiece from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, the agency announced late on Monday.

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