By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – As part of an effort to make good on promises by Republican House members to cut the federal budget deficit, the House Appropriations Committee Chairman has outlined $100 billion in cuts to discretionary spending for 2011, including for funding of biomedical research programs.

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