March 31st, 2010

Mayo-UM genomics partnership takes a hit

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The budget bill that passed out of the House and Senate today includes sizeable cuts to the Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Genomics. The partnership, which is a joint venture between Mayo Clinic and the University of Minnesota, will lose $427,000 in this budget cycle. It includes a permanent $427,000 cut per year into the future…

 

Dr. Eric Wieben, Mayo Clinic project leader for the partnership, said the funding cut will likely mean one less funded project per year.

 

Post-Bulletin, by Heather Carlson, 3/30/2010

Tags: Minnesota Partnership, Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Genomics

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