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Vol.10, No.3-4   October 1999 

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Richardson Attends Facility Opening

Report from 1999 DOE Genome Meeting

Secretary of Energy Bill Richardson (second from right) listens as JGI Director Elbert Branscomb explains equipment at the dedication of DOE's new JGI Production Sequencing Facility (PSF) in California. Others listening are, from left, DOE Office of Science Director Martha Krebs, DOE Office of Public Affairs Deputy Director Stu Nagurka, andWalnut Creek city officials Sue Rainey, Don Blubaugh, and Gwen Regalia. Located near both the Lawrence Livermore and Lawrence Berkeley national laboratories, PSF is equipped with flexible, modular laboratory spaces to accommodate changes in sequencing technologies.

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