With Pomp and Circumstance, State Finalizes Jackson Lab Deal
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy marked his first anniversary in office today by finalizing the deal for the state to invest $291 million in a genetics research institute at the University of Connecticut Health Center.
The state's partnership with The Jackson Laboratory, a world-renowned research center in Maine, is an attempt to ride the field of personalized medicine into a new economy.
"What we're talking about is the creation of the next generation of jobs, investing in an industry that is already worth $298 billion a year and is growing at 11 percent per year," Malloy said. …
Atrributed To: Mark Pazniokas, The CT Mirror