19 October 2022

UWA receives $1.5 million funding boost for WA Genome Atlas

Our State's unique native species have been given a major boost, with University of Western Australia researchers benefiting from a $1,549,756 Lotterywest grant.

The funding will go towards building a research hub for genomics, genetics, computer sciences, mathematics and software engineering.

It will support the WA Genome Atlas project to create a database for up to 100 native species, with priority given to those most at risk of becoming extinct.

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