NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – GeneGo will use a grant totaling nearly $300,000 from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences to develop new data management software for use in pharmacogenomics research, the company said today.

The Small Business Innovation Research grant will fund development of a database and systems biology tool kit for studying mutations and sequence heterogeneity in human genes and their controlling regions, and for use in studying sequence variations involved in disease susceptibility and drug response.

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