NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, will use a $2.1 million National Institutes of Health grant to bolster its bioinformatics team and facilities, and to hire other staff, the lab said this week.

Jackson Lab plans to use the funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to support the addition of three new stories to its existing bioinformatics facilities, and it plans to hire eight new faculty members, including four focused on bioinformatics.

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