NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz will receive €50 million ($65.4 million) over the next 10 years from the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation to fund its life sciences activities, the university said on Friday.

The funding will go toward efforts to consolidate JGU's biology program around its Institute of Molecular Biology.

The IMB was established with €100 million in funding from the foundation in 2009, and now JGU said plans for this institute to serve as the basis of its biology activities and faculty.

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