NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The J. Craig Venter Institute has landed a $43 million contract from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases that will fund the institute's disease and human genomic sequencing efforts, JCVI said today.

JCVI will use the funds, which will be spread over five years, to support its sequencing activities as one of the National Institutes of Health's Genomic Sequencing Centers for Infectious Diseases (GSCID).

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