NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker announced this week that the state has committed $2.7 million to expand and equip the Gloucester Marine Genomics Institute (GMGI).

Located on Gloucester Bay, the GMGI was founded in 2013 to conduct marine and fishery research using the biotechnology expertise in nearby Boston and Cambridge. The institute also runs a program designed to train local high school graduates for lab technician jobs in biotech and the life sciences.

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