Grant ID RP220662
Awarded On September 14, 2022
Title UTHSCSA Cancer Genome Sequencing and Computation Core
Program Academic Research
Award Mechanism Core Facility Support Awards
Institution/Organization The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Principal Investigator/Program Director Yidong Chen
Cancer Sites All Sites
Contracted Amount $3,998,688*

*Pending contract negotiation

Lay Summary

This application seeks to renew the CPRIT Core Facility Support Award (RP160732) for the UTHSA Cancer Genome Sequencing and Computation Core (UTHSA-CGSCC). During the last funding period, CGSCC has made a remarkable contribution to the cancer research community in San Antonio, a Hispanic majority city and the catchment base for all South Texas, including many premier biomedical research institutions. As the only publicly accessible next-generation sequencing and computation core facility in the area, we focus our resources in implementing new sequencing methodology, new assay development, and genomic applications in health disparity research, as well as leveraging resources acquired through ...

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