NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of Southern California and Johns Hopkins University have been awarded $10.4 million from the National Cancer Institute for cancer epigenomics research that will contribute data to NCI's Cancer Genome Atlas program.

Funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, JHU and USC's Epigenome Center will use the funding to collect epigenomic data from all major types of cancer over the next five years, USC and JHU said recently.

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