UCSC Receives $3.5M NCI Grant to Build Database of Cancer Genomic Interpretations

“To help the biomedical community build on the information provided by projects like the Cancer Genome Atlas, the University of California, Santa Cruz is developing a database called the Biomedical Evidence Graph, or BMED, that will capture and connect cancer genome analyses and interpretation results. The five-year $3.5 million effort, which is funded by the National Cancer Institute, will also run community-wide contests similar to the Critical Assessment of Protein Structure Prediction and other experiments in order to build a pipeline composed of the most accurate algorithms for calling mutations, detecting fusion genes, and other kinds of analyses.”


UCSC Receives $3.5M NCI Grant to Build Database of Cancer Genomic Interpretations

“To help the biomedical community build on the information provided by projects like the Cancer Genome Atlas, the University of California, Santa Cruz is developing a database called the Biomedical Evidence Graph, or BMED, that will capture and connect cancer genome analyses and interpretation results. The five-year $3.5 million effort, which is funded by the National Cancer Institute, will also run community-wide contests similar to the Critical Assessment of Protein Structure Prediction and other experiments in order to build a pipeline composed of the most accurate algorithms for calling mutations, detecting fusion genes, and other kinds of analyses.”


UCSC Receives $3.5M NCI Grant to Build Database of Cancer Genomic Interpretations

“To help the biomedical community build on the information provided by projects like the Cancer Genome Atlas, the University of California, Santa Cruz is developing a database called the Biomedical Evidence Graph, or BMED, that will capture and connect cancer genome analyses and interpretation results. The five-year $3.5 million effort, which is funded by the National Cancer Institute, will also run community-wide contests similar to the Critical Assessment of Protein Structure Prediction and other experiments in order to build a pipeline composed of the most accurate algorithms for calling mutations, detecting fusion genes, and other kinds of analyses.”


Cancer Commons and the $10 Million Prostate Cancer Dream Team

A multicenter “dream team” of scientists, led by the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), has embarked on a groundbreaking $10M initiative in personalized medicine, to overcome therapeutic resistance in patients with advanced prostate cancer. The grant is provided by Stand Up To Cancer and the Prostate Cancer Foundation.

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