Completed & Initiated Programs

Completed Programs

Cancer Genome Anatomy Project

CGAP: Cancer Genome Anatomy Project

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Genome Anatomy Project (CGAP) is an online resource designed to provide the research community access to biological tissue characterization data. Request a free copy of the CGAP Website Virtual Tour CD from

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Initiative for Chemical Genetics

ICG: Initiative for Chemical Genetics

The Initiative for Chemical Genetics provides a systematic approach to studying biology through small molecule probes and screens, so that new therapies for diseases like cancer can be developed.

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NIH Mammalian Gene Collection

MGC: NIH Mammalian Gene Collection

The goal of the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC), a trans-NIH initiative, was to provide full-length open reading frame (FL-ORF) clones for human, mouse, cow, and rat genes.

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Initiated Programs

The Cancer Genome Atlas

TCGA: The Cancer Genome Atlas

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) established The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) to generate comprehensive, multi-dimensional maps of the key genomic changes in major types and subtypes of cancer.

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Last updated: March 17, 2017