NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The US Department of Energy's Joint Genome Institute has selected 32 new research projects to receive sequencing and other services in 2015 through its Community Science Program. These wide-ranging studies involve multiple approaches to topics that are relevant to DOE's mission, such as global carbon cycling, alternative energy production, and biogeochemistry, JGI said this week.

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