NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The J. Craig Venter Institute today said that it has received $2.4 million from the National Science Foundation to fund the first phase of a planned five-year project to develop the Arabidopsis Information Portal.

The project is being led by JCVI's Christopher Town in collaboration with scientists from the Texas Advanced Computing Center and the University of Cambridge.

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