NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Cancer Institute announced that it intends to provide up to $37.8 million in funding over the next three fiscal years to support the Cancer Systems Biology Consortium (CSBC), a network of research centers focused on building predictive models of cancer initiation, progression, and metastasis.

Through a related funding opportunity, the agency has also earmarked $2.1 million over the next two years for a center that will coordinate the activities of CSBC member organizations.

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