University of Maryland School of Medicine

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Institute for Genome Sciences Awarded FDA Contract to Expand Genome Sequence Database for Pathogen Identification

by University of Maryland School of Medicine

Researchers at the Institute for Genome Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have been awarded a research program contract from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to sequence, assemble, and annotate a population of bacterial pathogens using two high-throughput sequencing (HTS) technologies in support of the expansion of a vetted public reference database.