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Center for Complex Biological Systems awarded $2 million from NIH

The National Institutes of Health has awarded UC Irvine's Center for Complex Biological Systems $2 million over two years under…

October 15, 2009

The National Institutes of Health has awarded UC Irvine’s Center for Complex Biological Systems $2 million over two years under its Grand Opportunity grant program for a multidisciplinary study of feedback control in cancer cell lineages in solid tumors. Principal investigators are Arthur Lander and John Lowengrub (pictured). Co-investigators Eva Lee, Natalia Komarova, Max Welling and Dominik Wodarz also will work on the study. The researchers come from various academic backgrounds, including developmental & cell biology, math, biological chemistry, computer science, and ecology & evolutionary biology.