NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas said today that it has awarded the bioinformatics core facility at UT Southwestern Medical Center $5.6 million to support the development of the university's bioinformatics capability. 

The award is part of a total $16.6 million awarded by CPRIT to UT Southwestern Medical Center, including $12.6 million in research grants directed at cancer research and prevention, and $4 million for the recruitment of scientists. 

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