NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A Case Western Reserve University researcher has received a total of $4 million in funding for the development of an instrument to be used for structural biology research.

Mark Chance, director of the Center for Proteomics and Bioinformatics at CWRU, has been awarded a $2.7 million National Science Foundation grant, a match of about $1.2 million from the university, and $100,000 from the State of Ohio Board of Regents. According to CWRU, the NSF grant is the largest awarded to the university since 2009.

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