How the Cancer Genomic Atlas will work

How the Cancer Genomic Atlas will work

Summary: The Cancer Genomic Atlas will have a heavy information technology component as it crunches data to map the cancer genome.

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  • Analyzing the information will take some computing horsepower. The Cancer Genomic Atlas plans to tap into other high performance computing grids to analyze the information.

  • A committee will determine who has access to specific data on each sample.

  • One challenge with managing these genetic sequences is agreeing on data definitions.

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