NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pa., will use a $445,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to conduct a series of workshops around the country that will give university biology teachers and students hands-on experience working with genome sequencing technologies.

The funding will support the Genome Consortium for Active Teaching Using Next-Generation Sequencing Network (GCAT-SEEK), which Juniata has launched with other mid-Atlantic partners, including Susquehanna University, Duquesne University, and Pennsylvania State University.

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