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NEW YORK – The University of California, Santa Cruz has received an $8.5 million anonymous gift to support its Genomics Institute.

The gift, to be made in annual installments over 10 years, will establish the Healthier World Fund at the UCSC Genomics Institute. The funding will support a range of projects, including "genomics-based interdisciplinary efforts involving the social sciences, arts, humanities, engineering, and physical and biological sciences," UCSC said in a statement.

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