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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Jackson Laboratory announced today that it has received a four-year, $1.6 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to expand the courses it offers in mammalian genetics, genomics, and associated technologies.

The grant will specifically be used to support courses for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and professional scientists at the Jackson Laboratory's headquarters in Bar Harbor, Maine, and the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine in Farmington, Connecticut.

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