By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A group of New York-based researchers will use a grant of $3.8 million from the National Science Foundation to continue to develop a plant genomics knowledge resource.
The funding to the New York Plant Genome Consortium will support further development of BigPlant v1.0, a computer-based phylogenetic tree that includes 22,833 sets of genes from 150 different seed plant species, New York University said on Monday.

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