Booz Allen Lands caBIG Management Gig as First Contract for New Bioinformatics Group | GenomeWeb

Booz Allen Hamilton “is not somebody you’d traditionally see passing out mugs at informatics meetings,” according to senior associate Mark Adams, but the management and technology consulting firm has entered the bioinformatics market in a big — or, rather, caBIG — way. The National Cancer Institute recently tapped Booz Allen to serve as the general contractor for its Cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid, or caBIG, project, which is developing an interoperable framework to link bioinformatics data and software for more than 60 cancer research centers in the US.

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