BC Launches Metagenomics-Based Water Testing Study | GenomeWeb

By Matt Jones

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers at the University of British Columbia and the BC Centre for Disease Control have launched a CA$3.2 million (US$3.2 million) project to use metagenomics to develop new ways to monitor watersheds for fecal pollution and E. coli, as well as new tools for tracking the sources of water contamination.

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