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Brown Pledges $20M for Genomic Research

NEW YORK, March 9 (GenomeWeb News) - Brown Universityhas pledged $20 million to establish a Center for Computational and Molecular Biology at or near its Providence, RI, campus, the Brown Daily Herald reported this week.

The new center will support five of the school's departments including its molecular pharmacology, computer science, and molecular biology departments.

The funding is being made available through a private $16 million donation from an anonymous Brown trustee with an additional $4 million being pledged by the university.

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