NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The USTAR Center for Genetic Discovery has launched.

The center was launched this month with $6 million from the University of Utah and the state-funded Utah Science Technology and Research initiative. Housed in the university's School of Medicine, the center will develop and commercialize computational methods of discovery relationships between genes and diseases. Mark Yandell and Gabor Marth, professors of human genetics at the university, are the co-directors.

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