NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — BioServe is joining a collaborative study with Harvard University and the University of Michigan that aims to understand the link between lead exposure and childhood mental and behavioral development, the company said today.
 
Through the collaboration, Bioserve said it will purify and genotype tissue samples taken from 750 school children in India who have had exposure to lead pollutants.  
 
The company, which has headquarters in Hyderabad, India, and Laurel, Md.,  

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