By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The J. Craig Venter Institute today announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the University of Limpopo in South Africa to expand ongoing research collaborations into human genomics and prostate cancer in indigenous African populations.

The collaboration will be called the University of Limpopo-J. Craig Venter Institute Genomics Network.

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