China's BGI has partnered with Utrecht University and the University Medical Center Utrecht in the Netherlands to conduct genomics research, the institutions said this week.

Under the partnership, the Chinese and Dutch institutes plan to conduct large-scale genome sequencing and functional genomics projects.

Faculty and students at Utrecht University and UMC Utrecht will have access to BGI's expertise, while BGI researchers will be able to use research resources and educational expertise at Utrecht.

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