The new project, called the Genetic Association Information Network, aims to speed the NIH's part of that hunt with an influx of private cash and access to some high-tech industry laboratories. The National Institutes of Health announced the partnership Wednesday with Pfizer Inc. and Affymetrix Inc., saying the project's discoveries won't become the property of the two companies but will be available to all scientists.
CNN.com - Firms give U.S. millions for genetic research - Feb 8, 2006
BioBOOM Op/Ed: Seeding the market = smart move. So Illumina, Merk, Invitrogen, Glaxo, Qiagen, Abbott, ABI and others... when you going to pony up?
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