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$20 million grant over 5 years for West Virginia Universities

May 9th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

West Virginia has been awarded a highly competitive, five-year $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s  Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research that will boost scientific research and upgrade infrastructure at West Virginia University, Marshall University, West Virginia State University,  and Shepherd University. EPSCoR is facilitated by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission’s Division of Science, Technology & Research.  This funding establishes the WV Network for Functional Neuroscience and Transcriptomics, a statewide collaboration of neuroscientists and bioinformaticists working to position West Virginia as a center for impactful neuroscience research.