NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Roche Applied Sciences announced today that it is awarding two 10 Gigabase genome sequencing grants — one to a North American research team and another to a group of researchers in Europe.

The North American award is going to researchers from Emory University, the University of Wisconsin, and Washington University who plan to sequence leaf-cutter ant genomes, along with the genomes of associated fungi and bacteria.

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