NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health is seeking nominations from the scientific community for pathogens or invertebrate vectors that carry pathogens for genome sequencing.

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the National Human Genome Research Institute plan to sequence more eukaryotic pathogens and vectors, and are currently seeking "the widest possible community input" on the choice of their next sequencing targets.

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