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Computational Genomics Center Planned in France



ARIS--Plans for a new computational genomics center of excellence are underway, according to a recent report in the journal Nature. A consortium of more than 30 pharmaceutical, agrochemical, and biotechnology companies and an unnamed bioinformatics firm, are expected to announce a deal that would lead to the creation of such a center here. Charles Auffray of France’s CNRS, whose name was mentioned in association with the project in Nature, told BioInform that it was too early to comment, but that an appointment would be made upon the signing of the partnership "in the near future."

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