By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A new research center in Denmark has been established to create a large-scale platform to sequence the Danish genome in hopes of treating cancer.

The Danish Platform for Large-scale Sequencing and Bioinformatics was created with DKK170 million ($32 million) with the Danish National Advanced Technology Foundation contributing about DKK86 million and a consortia of Danish universities and commercial partners providing DKK84 million.

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