A real success story of international collaboration through HUPO was the launch of the International Cancer Proteogenome Consortium (ICPC) during the 2016 HUPO Congress in Taipei.
Story by Michelle Hill, B/D-HPP Newsletter Editor
Some of the ICPC representatives at HUPO 2016 in Taipei. From left: Daehee Hwang (South Korea), Ruedi Aebersold (Switzerland), Christoph Borchers (Canada), Henry Rodriguez (USA), Albert Sickmann (Germany), Mark Baker (Australia), Chia-Jung Yu, Yu-Ju Chen, Min Daw Tsai, Chen-Yang Shen (Taiwan).
This exciting development was grounded on ongoing collaboration between the Cancer Initiative of the B/D-HPP and the Clinical Proteomic Tumor Analysis Consortium (CPTAC) of The United States National Cancer Institute (NCI), and nurtured through years of work at HUPO Congresses. Following the first announcement in Australia in July 2016, an additional 7 countries now joins the initiative to form the International Cancer Proteogenome Consortium (ICPC). This is a real success story of international collaboration catalyzed by HUPO. Two of the leaders tell of the story.
Read the full story in the B/D-HPP Newsletter | Issue 1, 2017