NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A New Zealand consortium led by the University of Otago will receive NZ$26.5 million (US$16.5 million) from the government to develop a genomics research facility.

University of Otago Professor Anthony Reeve confirmed that the consortium, which includes the University of Aukland, Massey University, and AgResearch and other Crown Research Institutes, will receive the funds for a genomics facility.

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