Five projects by members of the UBC Faculty of Medicine have been selected to receive $6.2 million in funding from Genome Canada and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. The projects will be conducted over the next three years, working toward the following goals:
• An analytical approach to detect variations and mutations in DNA and RNA to improve cancer care and diagnosis.
• Development of innovative software to analyze mutations involved in cancer progression.
• Development of software that can understand and categorize the pieces of DNA that help turn genes on or off.
• A method to identify auto-inhibitory switches through use of genomic and proteomic information.
• Software that will improve understanding of breast and ovarian cancer evolution and predict clinical results.
Projects will be conducted over 3 years. For more information visit http://med.ubc.ca/faculty-members-receive-federal-bioinformatics-funding/.
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