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Iowa State U Wins $3M NSF Grant for Bioinformatics Studies

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 (GenomeWeb News) - The National Science Foundation has awarded Iowa State University a $3 million grant for graduate studies in computational molecular biology, the school said Wednesday.

 

The 5-year Integrative Graduate Education and Research Training grant will support "continuing growth in bioinformatics and computational biology," the University said.

The grant, awarded to a team led by Daniel Voytas, professor of genetics development and cell biology, continues a $2.6 million IGERT grant awarded in 1999.

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