By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Canadian government and health-related organizations and foundations yesterday announced more than C$15 million ($14.9 million) in funding for seven microbiome research projects.

The federal government is contributing more than C$14 million over five years to the effort. Another C$1.4 million is being provided by Genome British Columbia, the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada, and the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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