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Two Life Science Labs Open at Newcastle University

NEW YORK, June 5 (GenomeWeb News) - UK regional development agency One NorthEast said that it will open two life science research facilities at NewcastleUniversity this week.


One of the labs will host a so-called "Knowledge Crucible," which will support multidisciplinary research in human genetics, aging and health, and cancer research.


The labs will be based at the LifeKnowledgePark at the university's Institute of Human Genetics.


The labs are among six such genetics knowledge parks funded by the UK's Department of Health and Trade and the Department of Industry.


One NorthEast has provided £6.3 million ($11.8 million) in funding to support the two centers.

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