NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of Oklahoma announced today that it has received a $7.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to support its tomato genome sequencing work.

The university's Advanced Center for Genome Technology is part of an international project to sequence the genome of Heinz1706 — a tomato variety grown around the world.

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