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.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

In Genome Research this week: methylation patterns in multiple myeloma, recent Y chromosome bottleneck, and more.

By studying the spectra of microbes on Earth, a team of researchers hopes to be better equipped to detect any on other worlds.

SolveBio's Mark Kaganovich says at TechCrunch that genomics needs an app to push it into the mainstream.

A University of Michigan team is using a Facebook app to recruit and keep in touch with participants in its 'Genes for Good' project.