NCI to Fund Efforts to Address Cancer Research Informatics Challenges | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Cancer Institute wants to fuel the development of new informatics tools for use in cancer research and has released several new funding opportunities to support projects involving early-stage and more advanced development efforts, the institute said on Friday.

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