Brown’s Center of Biomedical Excellence for Cancer Signaling Networks has won a new five-year, $5.5-million grant from the National Institutes of Health to provide state-of-the-art genomic and transgenic core services for researchers not only at Brown but also at other Rhode Island schools, including the University of Rhode Island. “The scientific projects supported by these core facilities are broad in scope, but there is a significant focus on understanding the basic underpinnings of cancer and other significant diseases at a genome-wide scale,” said Walter Atwood, professor and vice chair of the Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry and the center’s principal investigator.

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