NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A research team from the New York Genome Center (NYGC) has been awarded a five-year, $1.7 million grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences to study penetrance, a phenomenon where the severity of effects of a particular genetic mutation differs among individuals who carry it.

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