NEW YORK, March 6 - The University of Washington School of Medicine has created a research center designed to consolidate an array of genomic and proteomic technologies and researchers to study a variety of deadly pathogens.

The Keck Center for Functional, Structural, and Chemical Genomics of Microbial Pathogens will bring together 20 university faculty members "to exploit the full medical potential of existing and forthcoming microbial genome sequences."

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