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GW-led consortium receives $2.2 million from FDA for Biocompute Object Specification Project

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A consortium led by the George Washington University has been refunded for their BioCompute Object Specification Project, thanks to a $2.2 million, five-year grant from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
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