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Gates Foundation Awards UW $70M for Genome Research

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation awarded the University of Washington with a $70 million gift for genomics research last week.

The bulk of the award - $60 million - is earmarked for the construction of new research space for the UW School of Medicine and its Department of Genome Sciences. The remainder will be applied to collaborative global health programs at UW related to genome sciences, the university said.


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