NCI Thinks Big with caBIG Grid Project; Plans to Wire 49 Cancer Research Centers | GenomeWeb

The National Cancer Institute’s Center for Bioinformatics (NCICB) is putting together an ambitious project to create a nationwide bioinformatics network that it’s calling caBIG (Cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid). NCICB is currently in the process of notifying a number of cancer centers it has selected to participate in the pilot phase of the project. Once those centers are on board, the work is expected to progress “at the speed of the Internet,” according to NCICB director Ken Buetow.

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