NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The University of Pennsylvania and the University of Georgia today announced that they received a contract for up to $23.4 million to continue jointly operating the Eukaryotic Pathogen Genomics Database.

The award, funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, will support the core infrastructure of the database, which contains genomic information of disease-causing eukaryotes, such as the Plasmodium species that causes malaria. Worth $4.3 million in 2014-2015, the award is expected to total $23.4 million over five years.

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