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Thursday, October 1, 2009

Bioinformatics stimulus funding for cancer genomics

Researchers in the Jack Baskin School of Engineering at the University of California, Santa Cruz, will establish a Cancer Genome Data Analysis Center as part of The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA), a $275 million collaborative project led by the National Cancer Institute and the National Human Genome Research Institute.

The TCGA project was highlighted in a White House announcement this week of $5 billion in grants to fund cutting-edge medical research across the country as part of the economic stimulus package. ...
URL: http://www.soe.ucsc.edu/news/article?ID=1793

Contact Person: Tim Stephens (stephens@ucsc.edu)

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