By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The UK Centre for Medical Research and Innovation (UKCMRI), which will be based in London, will change its name to the Francis Crick Institute, the Medical Research Council said today.

The institute, which was founded by MRC, Cancer Research UK, the Wellcome Trust, and University College London, will take on the name of the former MRC researcher who co-discovered the molecular structure of nucleic acids with James Watson.

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