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Univ. of Missouri to Use $1M Gift for Bioinformatics Program

NEW YORK, Jan. 31 (GenomeWeb News) - The University of Missouri's College of Engineering bioinformatics program received a $1 million gift from MU alumnus Paul Shumaker and his wife, Dianne, the school announced today.

 

The gift will pay for a professor of bioinformatics in computer science, a scholarship program, and a lecture series on bioinformatics, the university said in a statement.

 

Chi-Ren Shyu was named the first Shumaker professor. He is the creator of a protein database and a medical image retrieval system.

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