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September 20th, 2007
Steven Fluharty, vice provost for research, envisions Penn's mammoth $780 million research enterprise as a building held up by four strong pillars.
These pillars are four of the tenets of his job: Overseeing the research infrastructure, ensuring compliance, moving discoveries into the marketplace and working with each of Penn's 12 schools so the University as a whole is positioned to be a major contributor to emerging fields such as nanotechnology, neuroscience and bioinformatics.
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