Neuroscience Eddy, Myers bound for brain research at Janelia Farm | GenomeWeb

Several years after the initial concept was first announced, firm details are starting to emerge about the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s planned new research campus, Janelia Farm, located in Virginia about 30 miles west of Washington, DC. Director Gerry Rubin — best known in this field as Berkeley’s Drosophila king — says the institute’s research direction, which was murky at the start and was expected to include a significant genomics focus, has been solidified.

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