By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Two Canadian organizations will provide C$4 million ($3.9 million) for research projects that will use next-generation sequencing and other approaches to identify genetic variants linked to childhood diseases.

The aim of the "Advancing Technology Innovation through Discovery" program is to use Genome Canada-funded Science and Technology Innovation Centers to accelerate the translation of new medical and technological advances.

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