NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation announced today that it has awarded the Two Blades Foundation a $2.3 million grant that will be used to support four research programs around plant immunity.

According to the foundation, Two Blades will distribute the money to research groups at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; the University of California, Berkeley; the Sainsbury Laboratory; and the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology.

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