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Microsoft Awards $400K Annually to Cornell Comp Bio Center

Cornell University said this week that Microsoft is funding a Microsoft Institute for High-Performance Computing within the Computational Biology Service Unit at Cornell Theory Center.

Cornell said that Microsoft is providing the institute with annual funding of $400,000, which is renewable each year for "an indefinite period." Researchers at the center will focus on the development of new software and applications in the Microsoft high-performance computing environment.

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