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UTMB Wins $5.7M to Lead UT Proteomics Network

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston said today that it has received a $5.7 million grant from the Texas Regional CTSA Consortium to establish and lead a network bringing together proteomics-related resources from across the UT system.

The institution will serve as the flagship for the new UT System Proteomics Core Facility Network, which was started by Patricia Hurn, the UT System vice chancellor for research and innovation, and will be led by Alexander Kurosky, the program director and a UTMB researcher.

Through the network, UTMB will coordinate with other UT institutions including UT Austin, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, UT Arlington, UT Health Science Center at Tyler, and UT Southwestern Medical Center.

According to UTMB, among the goals of the initiative are to improve the UT system's competitiveness for national grant support, provide greater efficiencies across campuses, and provide trainees and young investigators with access to proteomics technologies that would not otherwise be available to them.