"The University of Minnesota in collaboration with other leading biotechnology and health science institutions in southeast Minnesota will establish a center for biomedical informatics and quantitative and computational studies in the life sciences. This center will be located in Rochester. The research focus of this center will be quantitative biomedical research. The academic focus of the center will initially be on a graduate program in computational biology and biomedical informatics in life and health sciences. The University of Minnesota Rochester (UMR) will provide administrative and infrastructure support."