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The molecular ecology laboratories of the Joint Research Centre in Ispra, Italy deal with molecular ecotoxicology and microbiology.
The nucleic acids analysis laboratory of the Joint Research Centre in Geel, Belgium, is equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation for conducting research in genomics.
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