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S. Korea announces $540 million post-genome project

2014/02/19 12:00

SEJONG, Feb. 19 (Yonhap) -- The South Korean government announced Wednesday the official launch of a post-genome project that seeks to develop and commercialize new genomic technologies.

The project consists of five major goals that include the creation of a standardized human genome map. It also aims for developing indigenous technologies for analysing human genes and for genome-based diagnosis and disease treatment.