Sanger Centre Launches Cancer Genome Project | GenomeWeb

HINXTON, UK--The Sanger Centre said it has secured £10 million from the Wellcome Trust to set up a Cancer Genome Project that will use data from the human genome project to identify gene abnormalities associated with all forms of human cancers. Michael Stratton and Richard Wooster of the Institute of Cancer Research will lead the project, to be based at Sanger. The two scientists are known for discovering the BRCA2 gene in 1995.

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