NEW YORK, March 13 (GenomeWeb News) - The National Cancer Institute has set aside $35 million in funding over the next three years to create a network of Cancer Genome Characterization Centers, or CGCCs, which will "generate diverse and complementary datasets and develop bioinformatics tools that support a rational approach for the selection of candidate genes and genomic regions for sequencing," according to NCI's request for applications.

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