By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The European Union is providing €24 million ($32.7 million) to fund two programs involving researchers from throughout Europe directed at cancer research.

The two initiatives, called the Systems Microscopy Network of Excellence, or NoE, and Systems Biology of Colorectal Cancer, or SYSCOL, are being funded by the EU's Seventh Framework Programme, and will be based at Sweden's Karolinska Institute. Each initiative will receive €12 million over five years.

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