This article has been corrected to note that the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research is a collaborator in the project rather than the Ontario Cancer Institute, as was noted in the statement sent to GenomeWeb Daily News.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Australian government's National Health and Medical Research Council has pledged A$27.5 million (US$19.3 million) to the University of Queensland's cancer genome sequencing program.

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