Melbourne Institute Grants $1.5M for Cancer Genetics Research | GenomeWeb

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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Two scientists at Melbourne, Australia's Walter and Eliza Hall Institute have won A$1.8 million (US$1.5 million) in five-year grant fellowships to support cancer genetics and epigenetics research.

Marnie Blewitt, a researcher and lab head at the Institute, won the inaugural Dyson Fellowship to fund her studies of cancer epigenetics.

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