Microsoft grants are promoting the continued growth of genetic studies and results which in turn results in the applicable software platforms to deliver the results and findings to physicians and researchers....BD 

REDMOND, WA - The Microsoft Corporation is providing a boost to genomic imageresearch with six research grants. 

Microsoft Research, an outgrowth of Redmond, Wash-based Microsoft, announced the six grants through its Computational Challenges of Genome Wide Association Studies program.Microsoft Research officials said they received 40 proposals from 39 academic institutions.

Grant winners and their organizations are: Purdue University, Michael Kane and John Springer; Translational Genomics Research Institute, John Pearson; National Institutes of Health and Johns Hopkins Hospital, Bryan Traynor; Columbia University, George Hripcsak; University of the Republic of Uruguay, Pasteur Institute at Montevideo, Raul Ruggia and Hugo Naya; and Department of Bioengineering, University of California, San Diego, the Division of Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley, with researchers Trey Ideker and Richard Karp.

Genomic research involving computing gets financial boost


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