NEW YORK, Sept. 12-Unlike the high-tech towns of
Hoping to change that, the leaders of three western
The partnership was announced by the heads of the
The Western Carolinas Biotechnology Consortium will promote undergraduate and graduate training in genomics, proteomics and bioinformatics, and encourage university researchers to spin off new biotech companies in the region.
At the ceremony, U.S. Representative Charles Taylor said he would ask for $13 million in federal funds to support this research partnership.