NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Baylor College of Medicine and Miraca Holdings today announced a joint venture that links a genetics research program with a diagnostics firm.

The joint venture called Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories will be headquartered in Houston and built on Baylor's existing Medical Genetics Laboratories, which conducts clinical laboratory genetic testing. Initially, the joint venture will employ about 225 people, Baylor said in a statement.

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