By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Oregon State legislature has approved a bill giving $9 million to fund construction of an Oregon State University institute that would study marine genomics and marine mammals.

The Marine Mammal Institute and Marine Genomics Program will be housed in a new 42,000-square-foot facility at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport.

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