ESAC, Inc. wins 5 year contract to manage Data Coordination Center (DCC)
September 26, 2011
ESAC, Inc. has won a 5 year contract to manage the Data Coordination Center (DCC) for the Clinical Proteomic Tumor Analysis Consortium (CPTAC) program with the office of Cancer Clinical Proteomics Research of the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
ESAC will provide data center, data portal and subject matter expertise to support and manage the phase 2 of CPTAC initiatives including The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) data. The phase 2 initiatives aim for development of protein and peptide biomarkers for qualification studies.
We are quite impressed with not only by the technical skills provided by ESAC's software engineers but also by the depth and breadth of their subject matter experts who have provided guidance on standards and interoperability, quality assurance, and project management issues.
ESAC significantly improved the quality of bioinformatics applications of the NCI CBIIT program using industry best practices to ensure systems were validated both functionally and scientifically for use by the community.
Program Manager NCI
ESAC's technical savvy and personable staff provides tremendous value to projects involving multi-center coordination and high dimensional data management. They merge a fundamental understanding of biology with expertise in data quality control and data security. Integrating all of these factors is key to delivering a secure and fast data portal for the scientific community.
Program Manager NCI
ESAC continues to be an exceptional collaborator providing on-site contractors with both the expertise for building new tools and data integration platforms, and the subject matter expertise in the biosciences needed to manage projects and provide significant added value beyond the technology development.
Director Innovation Center for Biomedical Informatics at Georgetown University Medical Center
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