NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Duke University plans to break up the Duke Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy into several new programs that will focus on science policy, applied genomics and precision medicine research, and genomics education, the university said yesterday.

Duke said its plan is to enable its genomics programs to evolve to keep up with the changing landscape of genomics-related fields in general. The faculty and staff from IGSP, which has reaped over $260 million in grant funding since it launched a decade ago, will be shifted into these new programs.

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