By Uduak Grace Thomas

The University of Houston announced this week that it has received $2.4 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas to fund cancer research that cuts across the biology and computer science fields.

According to a UH statement, the money will be used to fund 12 postdoctoral students at the university “whose research combines cancer biology with computational disciplines like computer science, theoretical physics, or chemistry.”

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