A district that once situated tobacco warehouses in the last capital of the Confederacy may be home to a new genome sequencing center. According to The News & Advance of Lynchburg, Va., the Mid-Atlantic Broadband Cooperative is partnering with the Chan Soon-Shiong Institute for Advanced Health to create the center in the Danville Tobacco Warehouse District. The broadband cooperative will own the center.

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