The US National Human Genome Research Institute will be reorganizing itself to "accommodate broad changes in its mission," says a National Institutes of Health news release. NHGRI's extramural research program is to be split into four new divisions: genome sequencing, genomic medicine, genomics and society, and extramural operations.

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