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NIH Funds $3.2M for Glycomics Center at Indiana University

NEW YORK, Dec. 15 (GenomeWeb News) - The National Center for Research Resources announced today a $3.2 million award to Indiana University in Bloomington to launch a glycomics center.

 

The award, to be disbursed over three years, will launch the National Center for Glycomics and Glycoproteomics to study carbohydrate molecules and to further biochemistry studies of diseases such as alcoholism and cancer.

 

The center will investigate glycoprotein markers associated with cancer and alcoholism; endocrinology-centered studies including fertilization; and comparative research involving plants and animals.

 

A component of the National Institutes of Health, NCRR awarded another $15 million to establish a national Image Guided Therapy Center in Boston.

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