NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Cancer Institute announced that it plans to award $8.5 million in grant funding to establish a number of research centers that will work together to form the agency's Genomic Data Analysis Network.

The network is tasked with helping the cancer research community develop tools and strategies to analyze data generated from large-scale genomics projects, as well as to support the broader scientific community in investigating the results of these efforts, according to the NCI.

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