NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of California, Santa Cruz has used $10.3 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health to establish a new repository and user portal for storing and providing access to the massive volumes of data being pumped out by cancer genomics researchers each day, UCSC said today.

The new Cancer Genomics Hub, or CGHub, was supported by a grant from the National Cancer Institute through a subcontract with SAIC-Frederick, the main contractor for the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research.

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