Skip to main content
Premium Trial:

Request an Annual Quote

NCI's caBIG Seeks Applicants for Support Service Provider Program

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Cancer Institute is seeking applicants for its caBIG Support Service Provider Program — a network of organizations that provide technical support for the NCI’s Cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid.
NCI’s Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology issued a solicitation for the program today.
Under the terms of the Support Service Providers Program, providers are granted a “limited license” to NCI’s caBIG program trademark, which allows them to market support services to caBIG participants.
NCI said that applicants should possess expertise in either help desk support; adaptation and enhancement of caBIG-compatible software applications; deployment support for caBIG software applications; or documentation and training materials and services.
Additional information about the caBIG Support Service Provider Program is available here.
Proposals are due Nov. 18.

Filed under

The Scan

Study Reveals New Details About Genetics of Major Cause of Female Infertility

Researchers in Nature Medicine conducted a whole-exome sequencing study of mote than a thousand patients with premature ovarian insufficiency.

Circulating Tumor DNA Shows Potential as Biomarker in Rare Childhood Cancer

A study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology has found that circulating tumor DNA levels in rhabdomyosarcoma may serve as a biomarker for prognosis.

Study Recommends Cancer Screening for Dogs Beginning Age Seven, Depending on Breed

PetDx researchers report in PLOS One that annual cancer screening for dogs should begin by age seven.

White-Tailed Deer Harbor SARS-CoV-2 Variants No Longer Infecting Humans, Study Finds

A new study in PNAS has found that white-tailed deer could act as a reservoir of SARS-CoV-2 variants no longer found among humans.