NEW YORK, Feb 2 - The UK government’s Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council has earmarked £33M, or $48.8 million, for a new genomics research initiative, the Council announced Thursday.

Scientists throughout the UK are eligible to apply for funding under the initiative, which is expected to run for a total of three to five years.

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