New York Genome Center Recipient of $3 Million Grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation  
4/4/2012 9:36:23 AM

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The New York Genome Center (NYGC) today announced that it has been selected to receive a generous grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to help build the infrastructure needed to support a large-scale genome sequencing and bioinformatics facility for translational research. By combining the power of 11 top-tier academic institutions, together with leaders in technology and pharmaceuticals, NYGC expects to create more than 500 science-related jobs over the next five years, with a significant impact on science and technology.