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UM Institute for Genome Sciences Researchers Assist the FBI in Anthrax Investgation

August 20, 2008

The New York Times recently reported on how researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine Institute for Genome Sciences assisted in the FBI in its investigation of the deadly anthrax attacks of 2001. The story explains how IGS Director Claire Fraser-Liggett, PhD, and associate professor Jacques Ravel, PhD, helped pinpoint the source of the anthrax.

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