NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston will use a $2.5 million grant from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund to lead a consortium that will train investigators in how genetics and the environment interact in humans.

The consortium, which will run for five years, will use the Burroughs Wellcome Fund's 2009 Institutional Program Unifying Population and Laboratory Based Sciences award to work with partner agencies the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center and Baylor College of Medicine. The project will launch Feb. 2.

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