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Indiana U. Breaks Ground on Medical Information Sciences Building

NEW YORK, Sep. 1 (GenomeWeb News) - IndianaUniversity broke ground today on its new Medical Information Sciences Building in Indianapolis.


The 167,000-square-foot building will be home to five IU programs, including the Division of Children's Health Services Research, the Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, the Division of Biostatistics, the Center for Bioethics, and the Regenstrief Institute. The facility also will contain offices for scientists from Eli Lilly and Clarian Health Partners who currently work with IU faculty and researchers.


The IU School of Medicine formed the Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics in 2003 with support from the Indiana Genomics Initiative.

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