DOE Awards $16 Million for Technology To Establish Gene Sequencing Factory | GenomeWeb

WASHINGTON--The US Department of Energy last month awarded $16 million in grants to four universities and one commercial entity for research that it said will provide additional technology, expertise, and resources to the department's Joint Genome Institute--a virtual institute integrating human genome research based in the Lawrence Berkeley, Lawrence Livermore, and Los Alamos national laboratories. The university grant recipients will contribute technology needed by the institute to establish a sequencing factory, scheduled to begin operation in August.

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