NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of Iowa has won a nearly $600,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to start a program for doctoral students that will provide bioinformatics training for life sciences and biomedical applications, according to the university.

The five-year grant will enable students from 22 different doctoral disciplines to receive an interdisciplinary certificate in a program offering a core of bioinformatics coursework and seminars, as well as advice from mentors on a variety of bioscience and informatics topics.

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