NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Canadian government has granted CDN$400,000 ($393,000) to start a genomics lab focused on studying shellfish.
 
The Vancouver Island University said Tuesday it plans to use the funding from Western Economic Diversification Canada, a department of the government of Canada to promote development of the economy in Western Canada, to expand the Centre for Shellfish Research by starting the Shellfish Genomics Laboratory.
 

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