NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of Miami will use a $20 million gift to fund research at the Miller School of Medicine's Institute for Human Genomics, including a large-scale autism sequencing project and other research efforts, the University of Miami said yesterday.

The institute will take the name of the philanthropist donor, and will be called the John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics.

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