Last week, the University of Indiana announced a $53 million grant from the Lilly Endowment that it will use in a program it is calling the METACyt Initiative, which will fund initiatives in metabolomics and cytomics.

The university said it will use the funds to broaden and intensify its life sciences research, retain scientists, attract new scientists, and fund technology transfer to new and existing life-science businesses.

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