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New Zealand University Wins $1.3M to Study Legal Implications of Genome Technologies

NEW YORK, April 7 (GenomeWeb News) - The University of Otago, in New Zealand, will co-ordinate a NZ$2 million (US$1.3 million) project that will study the "legal implications of human genome-linked technologies," according to a local media report.

The New Zealand Law Foundation, a charitable trust that promotes law-related research, will provide the money through 2007, the New Zealand Herald reported.


Mark Henaghan, dean of the university's law faculty, will head the research team, which will also include researchers in the United Kingdomand the United States.

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