By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – British Columbia has provided nearly C$2.2 million (US$2.1 million) to the BC Cancer Agency to buy three genome sequencers that will be installed in the Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre (GSC).

Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD), which provided the funding, said on Friday that the program also will support a new business outreach coordinator who will aim to increase the GSC's work with industry.

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