By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The European Research Council has provided €2.5 million ($3.3 million) to a research project at Vienna's University of Veterinary Medicine (Vetmeduni Vienna) that will study how genetic alterations influence animal evolution, the university said today.

The five-year ERC Advanced Investigator Grant was awarded to Christian Schlötterer, head of the Institute of Population Genetics at the university.

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