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University System of Maryland Restructures UMBI; Aligns Research Centers with UM Campuses

The Board of Regents of the University System of Maryland announced Friday it will restructure the University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute to align its four research centers and their staffs with other USM campuses, in hopes of boosting research collaboration activity and access to outside research funding.

One key restructuring goal: USM hopes to multiply the $25 million in annual research funding now generated by UMBI.

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