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Denmark kicks off BioIT hub

19.06.2013 - The University of Southern Denmark will host a new centre dedicated to genomics, proteomics and lipidomics analysis and biological network analysis.

The research infrastructure, which gained an €8m funding form the Villum Foundation, will be located at the Center for Bioanalytical Sciences of the university. "The grant is a huge boost to our interdisciplinary research programs in the biological sciences, " said Ole Jensen, who will head the new centre. "It provides us with new equipment to investigate complex biological systems, from individual biomolecules all the way to genomes, proteomes and metabolomes and systems-wide studies."

The centre will incorporate instrumentation for genomics, proteomics and lipidomics studies, and equipment and computers for detailed analysis of biomolecular structures, interactions and networks. "Integration of experimental and computational approaches is essential in modern biological research and this infrastructure grant provides us with a very strong platform for data storage, data integration and computational modelling of biomolecules and cellular networks, to the benefit of SDU researchers and their collaborators", said Jensen.

The University of Southern Denmark is already an established excellence centre for expression proteomics, pushed by funding of Denmark's government in the past.

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