NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of Washington has reeled in a $15 million contract from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to create a genomics core that will be a national resource of nonhuman primate genomes and support research into AIDS vaccines.

The UW Non-Human Primate Core Functional Genomics Lab for AIDS Vaccine Research and Development will collaborate with Illumina to conduct next-generation sequencing to create comprehensive non-human primate (NHP) reference transcriptome databases, UW said in its grant application.

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NPR reports on Human Cell Atlas Consortium's effort to catalog all the different cell types within the human body.

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