NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Jackson Laboratory and Seoul National University will use a $7.5 million grant from the South Korean government to support a cancer genomics project aimed at developing new mouse models and a tumor repository, Jackson Lab said today.

The partners plan to use genome sequencing and develop mouse models that can serve as hosts to human tumors for screening cancer treatments.

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