NEW YORK, Nov. 29 — The Institute for Genomics Research is creating a Pathogen Functional Genomics Resource Center with a $25 million, five-year contract from NIH’s National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases. The center is being housed in existing lab space in TIGR’s 100,000 square-foot Rockville, Md., facility until 2003, when work is expected to be completed on a $12 million, 60,000-square-foot building that TIGR will begin constructing on its campus early next year. 

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