NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The Burnham Institute for Medical Research has received a $10 million gift for its Center for Chemical Genomics from San Diego real estate developer Conrad Prebys, Burnham said yesterday.

The genomics center, which houses multidisciplinary studies focused on drug discovery technologies, will adopt the philanthropist's name and will be called the Conrad Prebys Center for Chemical Genomics.

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