NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Duke University has pocketed a five-year, $14.5 million grant from the National Institute for General Medical Sciences to establish a “national” systems biology center in the Duke Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, the school said today.
 
The new center will study “basic biology and human disease” through research that integrates biology, statistics, computer science, mathematics, physics, and engineering, according to a statement.
 

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