NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Canadian government through Genome British Columbia and several other organizations will grant C$8.8 million ($8.2 million) for genomics research that will support the BC Bioenergy Strategy, which calls for increasing production of renewable biofuels in ways that do not compete with food supplies, Genome BC said.

These grants to researchers at The University of British Columbia will focus on using genomics in programs aimed at developing trees for use as biofuel.

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