Washington University Receives $10 Million for Center for Genome Sciences

The Harry Edison Foundation has donated $10 million to support the Washington University School of Medicine’s already extensive genome research initiative led by Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD. One of his colleagues praised his work as having, “revolutionized the understanding of the microbes that colonize the human gut.” In honor of the Henry Edison Foundation, the University will be renaming the center to the Edison Family Center for Genome Sciences and Systems Biology.

To read the full story, visit Washington University School of Medicine.  Article originally published by Julia Evangelou Strait on 6.12.17. Photo credit: Daniel X. O’Neil, Flickr.

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