This article has been updated to reflect the correct amount of funding awarded under the Convergence 1.0 grants.

CHICAGO (GenomeWeb) – Stand Up to Cancer is committing $11 million to fund research on immune system responses to cancer treatments, in part by applying Microsoft machine learning and artificial intelligence. Several of the projects being funded lean heavily on genome interpretation and other omics-related technologies.

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