By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The United Kingdom and Europe have provided £1.5 million ($2.2 million) in funding for several new collaborative research projects focused on synthetic biology, according to the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC).

These projects include three UK research efforts involving synthetic biology applications in therapeutics, cell division, and microfluidics, and a Europe-funded, Norway-based bacterial engineering project.

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