NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Genomic technologies will be a focus of a new biotechnology hub being build in Puerto Rico,  the island’s governor said today.
 
Calling the US territory a “Bio Island,” Anibal Acevedo Vilau said the molecular science facility would be a joint venture of the Puerto Rico, the US National Institutes of Health, and the University of Puerto Rico.
 
Along with genomics, the facility will study nanotechnology, biology, molecular neurosciences, and infectious disease prevention research.

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