Last week, SRA international announced that it had received a task order from the National Institutes of Health, worth about $17.9 million over five years if all options are exercised, to provide continued bioinformatics support for The Cancer Genome Atlas Project.

The first 18 months of the task order will be funded under the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act.

Further details of the contract were not disclosed.

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