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endowment

A whole bunch of money given by a person to an academic institution, generally to support research
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Over the past three years, by endowing vulnerable species with a gene for a coat protein of their viral enemies, researchers have produced plants that tolerate tobacco, alfalfa and cucumber mosaic viruses, potato viruses X and Y, and tobacco etch and rattle viruses, says biologist Roger N.
The stage-agnostic investor would also seek at endowing in wearable technology companies throughout the world as they touch the entire spectrum of computing.
QUALCOMM's generosity in endowing this chair is an investment in Professor Rao as well as the many students, researchers and technologies that he will have a hand in shaping for years to come.