NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Institute for Genome Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine has received a $15.2 million grant to create a center to apply large-scale genomics and bioinformatics methods in a range of pathogen research projects.

The IGS will use the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases funding to create the IGS Genome Center for Infectious Diseases, which will study pathogen biology, virulence, drug and pathogen resistance, and host-microbiome interactions, UMSOM said today.

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