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The Hormel Institute enjoys partnerships that enhance its cutting edge research. By combining resources and strengths with giants like University of MN, Mayo Clinic, and IBM



Our High Performance Computing (HPC) has been developed to provide state-of-the-art tools specifically to be used in biomedical research.


Decades of Discovery

Founded in 1942 by Jay C. Hormel and given to the University of Minnesota, The Hormel Institute is one of the oldest research centers in the United States.


Focused on Cancer

Cancer surpassed heart disease as the leading killer of Americans under the age of 80. The Hormel Institute is dedicated to making discoveries - as quickly as possible - to stop this devastating disease.


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$1.7 million grant awarded to Institute

April 13, 2015

Dr Zigang Dong - The Hormel Institute

Dr. Zigang Dong receives major grant for colorectal cancer study More than $1.7 million has been awarded to The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota to continue its supercomputer-assisted development of agents that are more effective and less toxic in preventing and treating colorectal cancer.

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