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NCI's caBIG Program Seeks Proposals for 'Bench-to-Bedside' Informatics System


SAIC-Frederick, serving as a contractor for the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid program, has issued a solicitation for continued development and support of the caBench-to-Bedside system, or caB2B.

According to the solicitation, caBIG is seeking a contractor who can "maintain and enhance all components of caB2B in terms of functionality and usability along with maintainability, security, and performance through focused refactoring."

The caB2B system allows users to create queries for finding data in caGrid-enabled data services and returns those results in a user-friendly graphical user interface. It is "intended to be used by the physician scientist or basic biological researcher," according to the solicitation.

The caB2B system consists of a desktop client, an administrative module, a database for storing metadata and other information, and a web application.

Detailed information about the application is available here and the caB2B application is available here.

Proposals must be received by Nov. 9.

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