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NEW YORK — The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) said last month that it has earmarked roughly $14.3 million over the next five years to fund research under its Centers for Mendelian Genomics initiative.

The agency is also seeking applications for projects focused on the development and distribution of cost-effective genomic resources for the broader research community in partnership with the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

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