Wednesday, November 11, 2009

ISB, MD Anderson Each Land $8 Million to Analyze Cancer Genome Atlas Project Data

The Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle and the University of Texas-MD Anderson Cancer Center said recently that they have each been awarded $8 million from the National Institutes of Health to serve as bioinformatics centers for The Cancer Genome Atlas, or TCGA, project. The four other TCGA Genome Data Analysis Centers are The Broad Institute; Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; and the University of California, Santa Cruz. Funding amounts for these centers has not yet been disclosed. More>

A story on this topic also appeared in the Seattle Post Intelligencer.