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Wellcome Trust Backs Genome Computation

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Science  28 Jul 2000:
Vol. 289, Issue 5479, pp. 525
DOI: 10.1126/science.289.5479.525a

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Last week the U.K.-based Wellcome Trust announced that it would spend $13 million over 5 years to fund hardware and software designed to analyze newly sequenced human DNA. Its support of a project called Ensembl reflects a growing appreciation of the importance of computers to interpret the human genome.