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INMEGEN take parts in International Consortium of Cancer Genome

Mexico City / July13, 2011

From July 10 to July 13, 2011 it took place in Kyoto City, Japan, the 5th International Consortium Cancer Genome scientific meeting (ICGC, for its acronym in English) which was attended by over 400 researchers around the world, all of them dedicated to genomic analysis of various types of human tumors.

International Consortium Cancer Genome was created with the aim to coordinate international projects focused on the genetic structure changes analysis in a variety of cancers, especially those that contribute to the greatest number of worldwide deaths. Consortium objective is to complete the whole genome analysis of 25,000 tumors in order to develop a public catalog of the most genetic alterations presents in human tumors.