By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) –The Ontario Genomics Institute said today that it has awarded C$200,000 ($196,000) in new funding to four high-impact, high-risk genomics research projects.

The new grants under OGI's SPARK program, which provide C$50,000 to each investigative team, will fund four projects at the University of Toronto to develop new instrumentation, software, and reagents that can have an impact on genomics research.

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