University of Edinburgh to Start New Genomics Center | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of Edinburgh said today that it plans to launch a new genomics facility that will focus on analyzing genomic information from large-scale studies in a range of research areas.

The Edinburgh Genomics facility will pursue personalized medicine research projects, as well as studies looking into agriculture and wildlife genomics, such as studies of diseases that affect crop plants and animals.

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