NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The UK's Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and the Institute for Animal Health will use £100 million ($164 million,) including £92 million from the UK government to build new laboratories that will focus on livestock pathogens and diseases.

The new government funding came from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills' Large Facilities Capital Fund, and the remainder was provided by the BBSRC's capital allocation.

The new facilities will be located at IAH's Pirbright campus in Surrey.

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