NEW YORK, Sept. 25 - The University of Washington has won a pair of five-year grants totaling $30 million from the National Human Genome Research Institute and Yale University won a similar five-year award to launch the next phase of research into understanding the human genome.

The grants, which may be renewed for an additional five years, comprise all of the three parcels the NHGRI has made available under its new Centers of Excellence in Genomic Science program.

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