NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Translational Genomics Research Institute will conduct bioinformatics-based research for the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid (caBIG) network through a contract with SAIC-Frederick.

The contract, which makes TGen an In Silico Research Center of Excellence (ISRCE), provides $692,00 over the first 12 months and it includes two 12-month option periods, bringing the potential value of the agreement up to nearly $2.1 million over three years.

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