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Ontario Government Awards Lakehead University $290K to Support DNA Chip Facility

NEW YORK, Nov. 29 (GenomeWeb News) - The Ontario government has awarded CA$343,300 ($289,771) to Lakehead University to purchase equipment and undertake renovations for the establishment of DNA sequencing chip research facilities, Ontario's Ministry of Northern Development and Mines said last week.


"The ... government is pleased to support the expansion of Lakehead University's DNA facilities, which will further enhance the region's life sciences sector," Rick Bartolucci, Ontario's Northern Development minister, said in a statement. "Initiatives such as this will help attract an increasing number of physicians, researchers, academics, and private sector research facilities to Northwestern Ontario."


The award will be made through the Paleo-DNA Laboratory and in cooperation with Genesis Genomics, the MNDM said.

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