NEW YORK, Dec 8 – The new Institute for Bioengineering, Biotechnology and Quantitative Research (QB3) in California will bring together researchers from different disciplines at three University of California campuses in an effort to encourage a multi-disciplinary approach to biomedical research, M.R.C. Greenwood, the University of California, Santa Cruz chancellor said on Friday.

“Researchers are being pulled together in one conceptual center and their strengths will be brought together,” Greenwood said.

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