By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of California, San Diego, plans to use a $16.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to create a national center for biomedical computing that will develop technologies to support genomics-related and other large-scale studies.

Awarded under the NIH's National Centers for Biomedical Computing (NCBC) program, the five-year grant will be used to develop novel algorithms, open-source tools, and computational infrastructure and services.

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