NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of Dundee in Scotland has received £12 million ($19.2 million) from the UK Research Partnership Investment Fund to complete its Centre for Translational and Interdisciplinary Research.

The new CTIR will add 5,200 square meters of additional space to the University of Dundee's College of Life Sciences. It will double the capacity of the Drug Discovery Unit and create a Centre for Quantitative Proteomics that integrates expertise in cell biology, mass spectrometry, proteomics, and "big data" analytics, the university said.

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