By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Two new institutes aimed at bringing together public and private research efforts in epigenetics, personalized medicine, systems biology, and other areas opened Thursday on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

The 300,000-square-foot Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery building in Madison houses the UW-Madison Wisconsin Institute for Discovery and the private Morgridge Institute for Research.

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