NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Cancer Genome Atlas project will receive a total of $275 million over the next two years to fund genomic mapping of more than 20 types of cancer.

The $175 million in ARRA funding announced Wednesday by President Barack Obama will be buttressed by an additional $100 million from the National Cancer Institute and the National Human Genome Research Institute.

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