Mappers in second bid

March 19, 1999

The Wellcome Trust Genome Campus in Cambridgeshire will seek planning permission next week to more than double in size with a view to commercialising research on mapping human and animal genes.

It will be the second time the trust has sought permission to expand on the 50-acre site. The proposals, which would mean a Pounds 100 million investment, were turned down last year following a public inquiry sparked by the local council's concerns about the impact on the environment.

4 newsThe Times HigherJmarch 19 1999 Liver lads: staff from Liverpool University helped young people devise sketches with a science theme for GetSET99 week. Above, Pensby High School for Boys perform 'He hadn't a clue' at Liverpool Everyman Theatre chris thomond

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