The North Carolina Biotechnology Center has awarded $1 million in grants to university scientists pursuing improved identification of prostate cancer, developing new membranes and mechanisms for improved drug therapies, and using genetics to improve swine health policy.
Scientists at East Carolina University, N.C. State University and the UNC Wilmington received the $250,000 Multidisciplinary Research Grants. The grant program is designed to support development of preliminary data for federal grant applications. The MRG requires North Carolina scientists in three fields to collaborate equally.
Funding approvals went to:
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