Grant ID RP210045
Awarded On May 19, 2021
Title Biomedical Informatics, Genomics, and Translational Cancer Research Training Program (BIG-TCR)
Program Academic Research
Award Mechanism Research Training
Institution/Organization The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Principal Investigator/Program Director Zhongming Zhao
Cancer Sites All Sites
Contracted Amount $3,998,553*

*Pending contract negotiation

Lay Summary

We propose to establish a unique collaborative Biomedical Informatics, Genomics, and Translational Cancer Research Training Program (BIG-TCR), located at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). BIG-TCR will aim to provide a highly interactive, innovative, and interdisciplinary training environment to train the next-generation cancer researchers and leaders, by leveraging UTHealth’s strong research programs in cancer biology, stem cell biology, pharmacology and drug discovery, genomics and other omics programs, data science, artificial intelligence, clinical informatics and translational medicine. BIG-TCR will have three training components: a PhD program (total 1...

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