Roslin Institute Wins $2.1M Grant from BBSRC, Aviagen | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Scientists at the Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh have landed a £1.3 million ($2.1 million) grant from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and the poultry breeding company Aviagen to study genes in chickens that may be useful in understanding food poisoning.

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