By Alex Philippidis

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The US Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute will position itself as a venue for carrying out larger-scale genomic sequencing projects in the coming year, administrators told GenomeWeb Daily News.

JGI said its action follows the exponential increase of its sequence output in recent years. Just over the past year, the institute's sequencing output has leapt to 6 terabytes, up from 1 terabyte at the end of the 2009 fiscal year.

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