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GeneGo Wins SBIR Grant from NCI to Study Breast Cancer Networks

NEW YORK, Feb. 7 (GenomeWeb News) - GeneGo has won a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Cancer Institute to study cellular networks implicated in breast cancer, the St. Joseph, Mich.-based company said today.


GeneGo will use its MetaCore platform for mining high-throughput experimental data.


The amount of the grant was not immediately available from the company, but an NIH database listing grants for fiscal year 2005 includes a $99,880 award for GeneGo entitled "Elucidation of Protein Networks Implicated in BRCA."

The Scan

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