|Awarded On||May 19, 2021|
|Title||Biomedical Informatics, Genomics, and Translational Cancer Research Training Program (BIG-TCR)|
|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|
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...