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NYU Opens New Labs For Its Comparative Functional Genomics Center

NEW YORK, April 29 (GenomeWeb News) - New laboratories for genomic research were officially opened this week at New YorkUniversity. The laboratories are part of the university's Center for Comparative Functional Genomics.

 

The new laboratories, located on the seventh floor of NYU's BrownBuilding, contain state-of-the-art imaging devices which will be used for analyzing genomes and dissecting signaling pathways.

 

NYU's Center for Comparative Functional Genomics was founded in 2000. It is a collaboration between the university's biology, math, medicine, anthropology, and chemistry departments.

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