By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Wistar Institute broke ground today on a new $100 million research facility that will sit alongside its original lab, now nearly 120 years old, in Philadelphia's University City.

The seven-story, 90,000-square-foot tower will provide five floors specifically for housing new labs, new researchers, new equipment, and collaborative efforts that will continue to pursue Wistar's research into cancer, vaccine development, and studies of other diseases.

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