By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Human Genome Research Institute on Wednesday proposed a broad restructuring plan that would establish six new divisions in an effort to keep pace with its evolving research portfolio.

The proposed plan would expand NHGRI's current structure, which comprises two divisions and the Office of the Director, to seven divisions.

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