NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The United Kingdom has officially opened a new center for genomics research in Norwich that will conduct research on plants, animals, and microbes for medical, bioenergy, and livestock applications, the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council said on Friday.

The Genome Analysis Center is funded with £13.5M ($21.8 million) that was invested by BBSSRC, the The East of England Development Agency, Norfolk County Council, South Norfolk Council, Norwich City Council, and the Greater Norwich Development Partnership.

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