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GeneGrid - a Grid Based Virtual Bioinformatics Laboratory

Gene Grid

The GeneGrid project proposes to exploit Grid technology, existing microarray & sequencing technology and the large volumes of data generated through screening services, to develop specialist tissue specific datasets relevant to the particular disease type being studied. The advantage is that all the genes that relate to a disease can be studied in silico. It will enable this by creating a Grid-based framework that will integrate the generation and analysis of cancer and infectious disease specific genetic information from various distributed international sources, public domain data sets and other unique data generated by e-Science projects. This information can then be made available to other 3rd parties in a secure and reliable manner for commercial exploitation. The project will incorporate a protein prediction component for further analysis against publicly available databases using data mining techniques. The proteins predicted can be screened to establish surface markers of importance, which can then be used as antibody targets

Maturity: Initial Research
Region: UK
Type: Centre Industrial
Grant Value: £389,147.00
Start Date: Not specified
End Date: Not specified
Project Status: funded
Funding Agency: Core

Project Members
Prof Ron Perrott

Collaborating Organisations
Amtec Medical
Belfast e-Science Centre
Fusion Antibodies Ltd
Queen's University Belfast

Component(s) Project Develops
This project is not associated with any components at present.

Application Area(s) associated with Project
This project is not associated with any application areas at present.


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