NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The David H. Murdock Research Institute (DHMRI) in Kannapolis, NC, said today that it has received a $50 million donation from its namesake donor, and it will use the funds to support its day-to-day operations over the next eight years.

David H. Murdock, chairman of Dole Food Company, has now provided over $131 million to the institute since 2007 and has donated a total of $600 million to fund the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC), where the DHMRI resides.

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