NAPOLI, Italy--Stazione Zoologica, a research organization here, has submitted a consortium proposal to the European Union seeking funding for a genomics-based initiative focusing mainly on tomatoes and potatoes, BioInform has learned. Sources close to the project told BioInform that the proposed effort includes approximately 50 research groups and nine companies, including the Weizmann Institute of Science and the bioinformatics company Compugen.

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