NIH Awards $1.8M Grant to Develop Genomic Data Visualization Tools

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institutes of Health has awarded a University of Maryland research team a $1.8 million grant to develop new data visualization tools for the open-source genome bioinformatics initiative Bioconductor.

Under the four-year project, the University of Maryland's Hector Corrada Bravo and colleagues aim to develop interactive visualization methods and systems that complement computational and statistical modeling and data analysis software from Bioconductor.

"The Bioconductor project is a lead player in the development of statistical and computational analysis tools for high-throughput genomics data," Bravo said in a statement. "This grant will help us make a significant contribution to this large, collaborative project, while also furthering work in statistical and visual analysis methods underway at the University of Maryland."

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