NEW YORK, April 25 – The Institute for Genomic Research said Wednesday it has received a grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to complete the sequencing of Cryptococcus neoformans , an organism that causes cryptococcosis, a potentially deadly fungal disease.

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