University of Rochester Reaps $4M Gift for Cancer Genomics | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The University of Rochester has received a $4 million donation from the James P. Wilmot Foundation to fund the recruitment of a senior researcher in cancer genomics and to cover startup costs for the scientist's lab.

The investment is part of a $30 million research-focused campaign at UR Medicine to fund the new Wilmot Cancer Institute, which will consolidate all of the university's cancer research under one organization, UR said Saturday. The new grant will create the Wilmot Distinguished Professorship in Cancer Genomics.

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