NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC) today announced it has been awarded £6 million ($9.2 million) to develop big data infrastructure for three collaborative programs in agricultural plant and animal genomics.

The UK's Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) has committed £7.5 million to develop big data capabilities for crop and livestock genomic studies. The new funding will improve the storage and curation of large datasets to provide scientists with access to primary research data, TGAC said in a statement.

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