February 16, 2017

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $3 Million to the Gloucester Marine Genomics Institute and North Shore Schools

Governor Charlie Baker announced a total of $3 million in capital grant funding for the Gloucester Marine Genomics Institute, and for middle and high schools in Gloucester, Lynn, and Salem. The grants, from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, advance the Baker-Polito Administration’s commitment to build a highly trained workforce and seed job creation in regions across Massachusetts.

Read the press release here.


MLSC President & CEO Travis McCready, Gloucester Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken, and Governor Baker observe a demonstration genetic experiment led by GMGI Associate Scientist Marc Gasser involving a large cod at the Gloucester Marine Genomics institute.