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IU Creates Informatics Fellowship With $60K Lilly Foundation Award

NEW YORK, May 18 (GenomeWeb News) - Eli Lilly and Company Foundation has awarded the Indiana University School of Informatics $60,000 to establish the Lilly Fellowship in Informatics, IU said today.

IU said it will use the money to support two graduate students pursuing doctoral degrees in informatics at the school's Bloomingtoncampus.

The fellowship will go to students whose research focuses on discovery sciences, including bioinformatics. The school expects to choose its first Lilly Fellowship in Informatics before the fall 2006 semester begins.

IU created its Schoolof Informaticsin 2000. The first of its kind in the United States, the school offers master's programs in bioinformatics and chemical informatics.

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