NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Human Genome Research Institute intends to support studies that delve into the ethical, legal, and societal issues involved in conducting genomics research projects in Africa, according to a new funding announcement from the institute.

NHGRI will fund new projects that delve into these issues under its Human Heredity and Health in Africa, or H3Africa, program.

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