NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy today announced that the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai will receive a $9.5 million loan from a state agency to create a genomics research facility in Branford.

The school announced plans for the new genomics facility in Branford last month, saying it would be equipped with Thermo Fisher Scientific's Ion Proton and Ion Chef next-generation sequencing systems.

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