NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of Texas System Board of Regents said late Monday that it has allocated $7.5 million to support the creation of the Institute for Research Technologies at UT Arlington.

The institute, a collaboration between UT Arlington and Shimadzu Scientific Instruments, is a $25.2 million endeavor "that will transform research capabilities and [Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics] education throughout the UT System and Texas," the school said in a statement.

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