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April 22, 2015

UC Santa Cruz and Annai Systems Win 2015 Bio-IT Best Practices Award

UC Santa Cruz is responsible for maintaining CGHub, a portal where researchers can access data on cancer genomics from multiple large-scale projects, including The Cancer Genome Atlas and the Cancer Genome Characterization Initiative. This portal comes with not only massive data demands, but also sensitive requirements to maintain the security and privacy of patient data. Working with technology provider Annai Systems, UCSC built a sophisticated software platform that could handle highly efficient bulk data transfers while working within the permissions system set up by the National Institutes of Health to make sure users are authenticated and authorized to see the data they request. Read the full article…