Cancer Genome Atlas Aims to Sequence 3,000 Tumor/Normal Pairs by Year-End | GenomeWeb

By Bernadette Toner

This story was originally published April 4.

ORLANDO – A year and a half into its production phase, the Cancer Genome Atlas is currently producing more than 20 terabytes of data per month as it moves toward its goal of sequencing 3,000 tumor/normal pairs by late 2011.

And, as sequencing throughput increases and costs continue to fall, project officials anticipate sequencing 10,000 tumor/normal pairs by 2014.

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